Definition of Salmagundi

1. Noun. A collection containing a variety of sorts of things. "A veritable smorgasbord of religions"


2. Noun. Cooked meats and eggs and vegetables usually arranged in rows around the plate and dressed with a salad dressing.
Generic synonyms: Salad

Definition of Salmagundi

1. n. A mixture of chopped meat and pickled herring, with oil, vinegar, pepper, and onions.

Definition of Salmagundi

1. Noun. A food consisting of chopped meat and pickled herring, with oil, vinegar, pepper, and onions. ¹

2. Noun. Hence, any mixture of various ingredients; an olio or medley; a potpourri; a miscellany. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Salmagundi

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salmagundi

sallows
sallowthorn
sallowthorns
sallowy
sally
sally forth
sally lunn
sally out
sally port
sally ports
sallying
sallying forth
sallyman
sallyport
sallyports
salmagundi (current term)
salmagundis
salmeterol
salmeterol xinafoate
salmi
salmiac
salmine
salmis
salmon
salmon and trout
salmon berry
salmon disease
salmon loaf
salmon oil
salmon patch

Literary usage of Salmagundi

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"salmagundi 1807 We have no hesitation in saying at the outset, that we consider the good papers of "salmagundi," and the greater part of the Knickerbocker, ..."

2. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1887)
"This house — still standing, built all about by modern Newark — is the Cockloft Hall of salmagundi, as we may see it in that delicious bit of humorous ..."

3. History of American Verse (1610-1897) by James Lawrence Onderdonk (1901)
"... but the "salmagundi " and the " Croaker " Papers were certain to find readers and provoke comment. The " salmagundi Papers " appeared in 1807 and ..."

4. History of American Verse (1610-1897) by James Lawrence Onderdonk (1901)
"The " salmagundi Papers " appeared in 1807 and were abandoned at the end of a year, though an effort was made to revive them in 1819. ..."

5. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1910)
"salmagundi introduced to the public two genuine American literary men, and the first of the kind, in John K. Paulding and Washington Irving, writers whose ..."

6. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"salmagundi 1807 We have no hesitation in saying at the outset, that we consider the good papers of "salmagundi," and the greater part of the Knickerbocker, ..."

7. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1887)
"This house — still standing, built all about by modern Newark — is the Cockloft Hall of salmagundi, as we may see it in that delicious bit of humorous ..."

8. History of American Verse (1610-1897) by James Lawrence Onderdonk (1901)
"... but the "salmagundi " and the " Croaker " Papers were certain to find readers and provoke comment. The " salmagundi Papers " appeared in 1807 and ..."

9. History of American Verse (1610-1897) by James Lawrence Onderdonk (1901)
"The " salmagundi Papers " appeared in 1807 and were abandoned at the end of a year, though an effort was made to revive them in 1819. ..."

10. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1910)
"salmagundi introduced to the public two genuine American literary men, and the first of the kind, in John K. Paulding and Washington Irving, writers whose ..."

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