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  • n. Plural form of farrago.

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Examples

  • A rumoured cameo from strange Predator star Arnold Schwarzenegger creates this the must-see for anyone who desired the strange film as well as has miraculously not had their memories soured by the thoroughly horrible Alien Versus Predator farragos.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • The above rubbish, contained in this leaflet, a laughable farrago of misinformation and poppycock albeit laced as such farragos often are with a number of truths, is what UKIP MEPs are offering voters to 'inform' them with regard to the most serious threat of our time: manmade climate change.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • I Googled "mumpsimus" after reading this story b/c I thought it'd be a better name for my blog than "farragos".

    In a Name

  • As to the dapper little compiler of farragos, mentioned some time since, he had arrayed himself in as many patches and colors as Harlequin, and there was as fierce a contention of claimants about him, as about the dead body of Patroclus.

    The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • In one of those farragos of stupidity and inaccuracy which are syndicated and sent from abroad to America, I found the following piece with the stuff and nonsense habitually worked off on the American press as "foreign correspondence":

    "Marse Henry" : an autobiography,

  • It is a sort of dream-exaggeration of an autobiography; at first sight, and not at first sight only, the wildest of farragos.

    The English Novel

  • I am not quite clear about the story, but it's one of those farragos of rubbish they make young men learn at public schools.

    Charlotte's Inheritance

  • Barbeyrac threw overboard the old complex medical farragos of the pharmacopoeias, as his church had disburdened itself of the popish ceremonies.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • As to the dapper little compiler of farragos mentioned some time since, he had arrayed himself in as many patches and colors as harlequin, and there was as fierce a contention of claimants about him, as about the dead body of Patroclus.

    The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • Gaul, the Huon of Bordeaux, and such farragos, by which children are most delighted with, I had never so much as heard their names, no more than I yet know what they contain; so exact was the discipline wherein I was brought up.

    The Essays of Montaigne — Volume 05

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