Pellmell
Pellmell Pell`mell", adv. [F. p[^e]le-m[^e]le, prob. fr. pelle a shovel + m[^e]ler to mix, as when different kinds of grain are heaped up and mixed with a shovel. See {Pell} shovel, {Medley}.] In utter confusion; with confused violence. ``Men, horses, chariots, crowded pellmell.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Disorder — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Absence, or want of Order, &c. < N PARAG:Disorder >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disorder disorder Sgm: N 1 derangement derangement &c. 61 Sgm: N 1 irregularity irregularity Sgm: N 1 anomaly anomaly &c.(unconformity) 83 Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • Confusion — Con*fu sion, n. [F. confusion, L. confusio.] 1. The state of being mixed or blended so as to produce indistinctness or error; indistinct combination; disorder; tumult. [1913 Webster] The confusion of thought to which the Aristotelians were liable …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Confusion of goods — Confusion Con*fu sion, n. [F. confusion, L. confusio.] 1. The state of being mixed or blended so as to produce indistinctness or error; indistinct combination; disorder; tumult. [1913 Webster] The confusion of thought to which the Aristotelians… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pell-mell — 1. adjective Hasty, uncontrolled. Nor moody beggars, starving for a time / Of pellmell havoc and confusion. 2. adverb In haste, uncontrolledly …   Wiktionary

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