hotchpotch

[hoch-poch]
noun
1.
a thick soup or stew of vegetables or meat, often thickened with barley.
2.
British, hodgepodge.
3.
Law. a hotchpot.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English hoche poche, rhyming variant of hotchpot

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hotchpotch or esp (US and Canadian) hodgepodge (ˈhɒtʃˌpɒtʃ)
 
n
1.  a jumbled mixture
2.  a thick soup or stew made from meat and vegetables
 
[C15: a variant of hotchpot]
 
hodgepodge or esp (US and Canadian) hodgepodge
 
n
 
[C15: a variant of hotchpot]

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Participants then face a bewildering hotchpotch of additional fees, deductions, limits and restrictions to services.
She was dark and weird, sad and bawdy-a modern hotchpotch with some richly anachronistic ingredients.
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