Definition of Omnium-gatherum

1. Noun. A motley assortment of things.




Definition of Omnium-gatherum

1. Noun. A collection containing a variety of miscellaneous things ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omnium-gatherum

omnisciences
omnisciency
omniscient
omnisciently
omniscious
omnisentience
omnisentient
omnisexual
omnisexuality
omnishambles
omnispective
omnitheism
omnitheist
omnitheists
omnium
omnium-gatherum (current term)
omniums
omnivagant
omniverse
omnivicarious
omnivora
omnivore
omnivores
omnivorous
omnivorously
omnivorousness
omnivory
omnivourous
omo-
omoclavicular

Literary usage of Omnium-gatherum

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1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"But in King Charles's time, there has been nothing but French- more and the Cushion Dance, OMNIUM GATHERUM, tolly, polly, hoile come toite. i8[?]. ..."

2. An Excursion to California Over the Prairie, Rocky Mountains, and Great by William Kelly (1851)
"... called " Omnium Gatherum"—Unexpected size of the Hole—Share Market—Anxiety increases as the Bottom is Approached—Wonderful Result—Food for ..."

3. Literary Recollections by Richard Warner (1830)
"TO THE EDITORS OF THE OMNIUM GATHERUM. London, Oct. 25. 1814. GENTLEMEN, IT is a principle resulting from the mixed and imperfect nature of the system of ..."

4. Scottish Notes and Queries edited by John Bulloch (1888)
"If we would point out a defect, it is that the book lacks plan, and is an omnium gatherum, in which things are pretty much mixed up. ..."

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