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Meaning of OLIO

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"li*o\, n. [Sp. olla a round earthen pot, a dish of
boiled or stewed meat, fr. L. olla a pot, dish. Cf. {Olla},
{Olla-podrida}.]
1. A dish of stewed meat of different kinds. [Obs.]

         Besides a good olio, the dishes were trifling.
                                               --Evelyn.

2. A mixture; a medley. --Dryden.

3. (Mus.) A collection of miscellaneous pieces.

 
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