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Definitionconsisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds of a thing — sometimes implying that the collection does not go well together and is of low quality
- Scarlett, though filled with the universal Southern desire to believe only the pleasantest and most reassuring things about the progress of the fighting, felt cold as she watched the motley ranks go by.3.18 (6% in)
- The set with which she was now moving was a motley crew.5.49 (73% in)
There are no more uses of "motley" in Gone with the Wind.
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