gallimaufry [ˌgæləˈmɔfri] n.
1.) A dish made by hashing up odds and ends of food; a hodge-podge, a ragout. rare exc. dial.
2.) transf. and fig. A heterogeneous mixture, a confused jumble, a ridiculous medley.
3.) A promiscuous assemblage (of persons).
4.) Said somewhat contemptuously of a person: A man of many accomplishments; a composite character. Now rare (O.E.D. 2nd Edition).
Etymology: French galimafrée, from Old French galimafree, sauce, ragout: probably galer, to make merry; + mafrer, to gorge oneself (from Middle Dutch moffelen, to open one's mouth wide, of imitative origin).
"Ford: Well, I hope it be not so.
Pistol: Hope is a curtal dog in some affairs: Sir John affects thy wife.
Ford: Why, sir, my wife is not young.
Pistol: He wooes both high and low, both rich and poor, Both young and old, one with another, Ford; He loves the gallimaufry: Ford, perpend" (The Merry Wives of Windsor, William Shakespeare, 1602).