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- Comprising greatly varied elements, to the point of incongruity; heterogeneous
- Having many colours; variegated
comprising greatly varied elements
having many colours; variegated
motley (plural motleys)
- An incongruous mixture.
- A jester's multicoloured clothes.
- (by extension) A jester; a fool.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)