from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An omniumgatherum; a gathering of all sorts; a collection made anyhow.


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  • Also, I'm hoping to post more of Lippard's newspaper pieces at my omnigatherum website.

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  • Yes, it's cross-referenced to omnium-gatherum in OED2. I always go for the mononym.

    November 12, 2007

  • This must be the same as an omnium-gatherum

    November 12, 2007

  • A miscellaneous collection of people or things, a catch-all.

    What a mingle-mangle galimaufray of omnigatherums is that assembly.

    --William Dundas, 1673, A Few Words of Truth

    November 12, 2007