Definition of Gallimaufry

1. Noun. A motley assortment of things.




Definition of Gallimaufry

1. n. A hash of various kinds of meats, a ragout.

Definition of Gallimaufry

1. Noun. (dated) A hash of various kinds of meats, a ragout. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) Any absurd medley. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gallimaufry

1. [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallimaufry

gallicize
gallicized
gallicizes
gallicizing
gallied
gallies
galliferous
galliform
galliforms
galligaskins
galligu
gallimatia
gallimaufrey
gallimaufreys
gallimaufries
gallimaufry (current term)
gallin
gallina
gallinaceae
gallinacean
gallinaceans
gallinaceous
gallinaceous bird
gallinae
galline
galling
gallingly
gallinipper
gallinippers
gallinule

Literary usage of Gallimaufry

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"О Lord ! he hath supped up all the broth of this gallimaufry. ... They have a dance, which the wenches say is a gallimaufry of gambols, because they are not ..."

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