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  • n. Alternative spelling of hodgepodge.


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  • I lived some time with a walking dictionary at Salamanca, a fellow up to the elbows in quotation and commentary. He could put a large volume together like a house of cards. His library furnished him with a hodge-podge of Hebrew, Greek, and Latin common places, which he translated into buckram Castilian.

    - Lesage, The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, tr. Smollett, bk 9 ch. 9

    October 8, 2008

  • A word for the hoi-polloi and none other.

    December 12, 2007