a mixed dish consisting usually of cubed poultry or fish, chopped meat, anchovies, eggs, onions, oil, etc., often served as a salad.
any mixture or miscellany.
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How to use salmagundi in a sentence
I called it the salmagundi, which means anything made out of spare parts.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
A feeling crept over me, one not unlike the feeling I'd had when I realized that they'd turned poor old salmagundi into a traitor.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
They had caviare now, and salmagundi, and sausage and cheese, besides salad and fruit and biscuit and cake.Hans Brinker | Mary Mapes Dodge
I'm glad I didn't, though a lot of the salmagundi men go over there and like it.Kenny | Leona Dalrymple
"Oh, that's the place where the salmagundi Club used to meet," cried Hanny, with eager interest.A Little Girl of Long Ago | Amanda Millie Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for salmagundi
a mixed salad dish of cooked meats, eggs, beetroot, etc, popular in 18th-century England
a miscellany; potpourri
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