Olio

O"li*o

("l* or l"y), 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.]
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Besides a good olio, the dishes were trifling.
Evelyn.
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2. A mixture; a medley. Dryden.
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3. (Mus.) A collection of miscellaneous pieces.
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