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[ming-guh l-mang-guh l]
  1. a jumbled or confused mixture; hodgepodge.
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Origin of mingle-mangle

1540–50; gradational compound; see mingle, mangle1
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  • Mingle-mangle ministry, Popish order, and Popish apparel,” they will not bear.

    John Knox and the Reformation

    Andrew Lang

  • There had been no half measures at Northampton, for the Puritans had a loathing of what they called a "mingle-mangle."

    By What Authority?

    Robert Hugh Benson