a medley; a rabble, 1647; a collection of foul matter; a conflux of filthy water. See also hotchpotch, medley, rabble.
Examples: colluvies and sink of human greatness, 1730; of remaining humours, 1651; of all nations, 1678; of filthy lecherous people, 1671; of rain water, 1655; of recrements [‘dross, waste substances’], 1710.
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