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Salmagundi

noun
1.
A collection containing a variety of sorts of things.  Synonyms: assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley, potpourri, smorgasbord, variety.  "He had a variety of disorders" , "A veritable smorgasbord of religions"
2.
Cooked meats and eggs and vegetables usually arranged in rows around the plate and dressed with a salad dressing.






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"Salmagundi" Quotes from Famous Books



... proceeded as far as Rome and made the acquaintance of Washington Allston. He was called to the Bar upon his return, but made little effort to practice, preferring to amuse himself with literary ventures. The first of these of any importance, a satirical miscellany entitled "Salmagundi," written in conjunction with his brother William and J. K. Paulding, gave ample proof of his talents as a humorist. These were still more conspicuously displayed in his next attempt, "Knickerbocker's History of New York" (1809). The satire of "Salmagundi" had been principally local, and the ...
— Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 7 of 8 • Charles F. (Charles Francis) Horne



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