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potch

(pɒtʃ)
n
(Jewellery) chiefly slang Austral inferior quality opal used in jewellery for mounting precious opals
[C20: of uncertain origin]
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There's a real hotch potch of everything, stuff that's been wrongly tinted, varnish, paints and wood stain, floor varnish, even tools.
I refer to Plaid Cymru's Assembly Member who seems to have ignored the wishes and aspirations of the residents plus at least one of the town's county councillors who seems to have embraced this hotch potch plan.
In our bumper issue we bring you ideas to get you through the hotch potch of rain, sun and whatever else the elements throw at us.
The theme of the event was a hotch potch of 17th century European Royalty and ancient Greek sculpture.
He said he personally favoured a single colour, similar to New York's yellow cabs and Nottingham's green taxis, rather than the 'hotch potch of different colours, sizes and shapes'.
Hotch Potch Alphabet contains a plate, a bowl and a mug and will retail for $29.
Parole restitution collection over the last three years has increased nearly $40,000 thanks to the tremendous work and motivational training of Farris and Potch.
The pavement near my home is a similar hotch potch of structural compromises.
Ventersdorp has only one roof shack blown away in Tshing township whereas in Tlokwe, only one shack burnt down in Ikagengs Extension 7 and one restaurant partly burnt near Potch Dam.
There is no simple answer but it would help if we had a "national" health service back instead of the hotch potch of different systems in Wales and England, when they are only a few miles from each other.
Instead you were running a hotch potch situation and if this visit had not happened, you would still be doing this now.