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[Middle English hochepoche, alteration of hochepot; see hotchpot.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. a jumbled mixture
2. (Cookery) a thick soup or stew made from meat and vegetables
[C15: a variant of hotchpot]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a thick soup or stew of vegetables or meat, often thickened with barley.
[1350–1400; Middle English hoche poche, rhyming variant of hotchpot]
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Hotchpotch, Hodgepodgea confused mixture.
Examples: hotchpotch of errors, 1728; of garlic and cheese, 1591; of ideas; of many meats, 1530; of all sorts of men, 1652; of many nations, 1652; of true religion and popery, 1888; of songs, 1835; of tastes; of words, 1386.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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|Noun||1.||hotchpotch - a motley assortment of things |
farrago, gallimaufry, hodgepodge, melange, mingle-mangle, mishmash, oddments, odds and ends, omnium-gatherum, ragbag
|2.||hotchpotch - a stew (or thick soup) made with meat and vegetables|
stew - food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
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hotchpotch[ˈhɒtʃpɒtʃ] N (Brit) → mezcolanza f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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hotchpotch[ˈhɒtʃˌpɒtʃ] n (Brit) → pot-pourri m
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