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Olia Podrida

Odds and ends, a mixture of scraps. In Spain it takes the place of the French pot au feu, into which every sort of eatable is thrown and stewed. (See Olio. ) Used figuratively, the term means an incongruous mixture, a miscellaneous collection of any kind, a medley.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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