mishmosh
Mishmash Mish"mash`, n. [Cf. G. mish-mash, fr. mischen to mix.] A hodgepodge or hotchpotch; a confused jumble. [Also spelled {mishmosh}.] --Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Mishmash — Mish mash , n. [Cf. G. mish mash, fr. mischen to mix.] A hodgepodge or hotchpotch; a confused jumble. [Also spelled {mishmosh}.] Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mishmash — /mish mahsh , mash /, n. a confused mess; hodgepodge; jumble. Also, mishmosh /mish mosh /. [1425 75; late ME; gradational formation based on MASH] * * * …   Universalium

  • pastiche — [n] work of art formed from disparate sources assortment, collage, collection, compilation, copy, hodgepodge, imitation, mishmosh*, paste up, patchwork, potpourri, reappropriation, reproduction, synthesis; concept 260 …   New thesaurus

  • mishmash — [mish′mash΄] n. [redupl. of MASH (parallel with Ger mischmasch, LowG miskmask)] a hodgepodge; jumble: also mishmosh …   English World dictionary

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