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hotchpotch

[ hoch-poch ]
/ ˈhɒtʃˌpɒtʃ /
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noun
a thick soup or stew of vegetables or meat, often thickened with barley.
British. hodgepodge.
Law. a hotchpot.
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Origin of hotchpotch

1350–1400; Middle English hoche poche, rhyming variant of hotchpot
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British Dictionary definitions for hotchpotch

hotchpotch

esp US and Canadian hodgepodge

/ (ˈhɒtʃˌpɒtʃ) /

noun
a jumbled mixture
a thick soup or stew made from meat and vegetables

Word Origin for hotchpotch

C15: a variant of hotchpot
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