Definition of


  1. (noun, group) a motley assortment of things

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Origin of the word Gallimaufry

  1. "a medley," 1551, from Fr. galimafr?e "hash, ragout," from O.Fr. calimafree "sauce made of mustard, ginger, and vinegar; a stew of carp;" origin unknown, perhaps from O.Fr. galer "to make merry, live well" + O.N.Fr. mafrer "to eat much," from M.Du. maffelen. Others see the proper name Maufr?. more

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