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hotchpotch

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EtymologyEdit

French hochepot, from hocher (to shake) + pot (pot); of Dutch or German origin. Compare Dutch hutspot.

NounEdit

hotchpotch (plural hotchpotches)

  1. A hodgepodge; a collection containing a variety of miscellaneous things.
    • Francis Bacon
      A mixture or hotchpotch of many tastes.
  2. (law) A hotchpot.

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