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see hodgepodge.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • It was a hodge-podge of parts of every old costume he had ever used.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
  • What a muddle, what a hodge-podge I have made of this pen work!

  • When this hodge-podge was brewed it was offered to the soldiers.

  • Surely the Demoiselle could not hodge-podge herself into one of the whites?

  • Is it the Theological hodge-podge, the farrago of all the religions, which believe in the Gospel?

    Two Addresses Nicholas Rigby
  • He found its politics a hodge-podge of unsettled, bitter policies.

    Port O' Gold

    Louis John Stellman
  • All that is required is to derive a certain starting-point from the hodge-podge of uncertainties and unintelligibility.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • Edwards has a library of goodly proportions, but it is a hodge-podge of everything under the sun.

    The Fiction Factory John Milton Edwards

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