gallimaufry

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From French galimafrée ‎(stew of various kinds of meats), from Old French calimafree, probably from a combination of Old French galer ‎(to have fun, to enjoy oneself) and Old Northern French (Picard) mafrer ‎(eat gluttonously).

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gallimaufry ‎(plural gallimaufries)

  1. (dated) A hash of various kinds of meats, a ragout.
  2. (figuratively) Any absurd medley.

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