olio definition

  • noun:
    • A heavily spiced stew of meat, veggies, and chickpeas.
    • a mix or medley; a hodgepodge.
    • an accumulation different imaginative or literary works or musical pieces; a miscellany.
    • Vaudeville or music entertainment presented between your acts of a burlesque or minstrel show.
    • A rich, thick, Spanish stew composed of beef and veggies.
    • a combination or medley, a hotchpotch.
    • an accumulation various musical, theatrical or any other creative works; a miscellany.
    • By extension of overhead, Vaudeville or similar miscellaneous musical or theatrical entertainment skits provided between the primary functions of minstrel or burlesque programs.
    • A dish of stewed beef of various types.
    • A mixture; a medley.
    • A collection of various pieces.
    • A savory meal made up of a great number of components, as stewed meat, natural herbs, etc.
    • A mixture; a medley.
    • A miscellany; an accumulation various pieces: mainly applied to a musical collection.

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