colluvies

colluvies

(kəˈljuː vɪiːz; kəˈluː vɪiːz)
n
1. a collection of filth or discharge
2. a confluence

Colluvies

 a medley; a rabble, 1647; a collection of foul matter; a conflux of filthy water. See also hotchpotch, medley, rabble.
Examples: colluvies and sink of human greatness, 1730; of remaining humours, 1651; of all nations, 1678; of filthy lecherous people, 1671; of rain water, 1655; of recrements [‘dross, waste substances’], 1710.
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7) The beginning of the Monitum reads: "Inter multiplices calamitates, quibus Ecclesia Dei luctuosis hisce temporibus undique premitur, recensenda profecto est pravorum librorum colluvies universum pene orbem inundans, qua per nefarios ac perditos homines divina Christi Religio, quae ab omnibus in honore est habenda, despicitur, boni mores incautae praesertim juventutis penitus labefactantur et socialis quoque consuetudinis jura et ordo susdeque vertitur, et omnimode perturbatur.
But it will not do to bring them out here and make diem arbitrarily applicable to a recently formed community like this: a colluvies [rabble] of half the nations in Asia .
lt;<Turcae totaqua illa vere barbararorum colluvies, etiam religiones laudem sibi vindicant, Cristianos proinde uti suspertitiosos irridem>> ERASMO DE ROTTERDAM, Consultatio de bello turcis inferendo, en Opera omnia Desiderii Erasmo Roterodami, vol.