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conglomerate
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
to mix different things that maintain their difference in the mixture; or the resulting mixture
in various senses, such as:
  • a group of diverse companies run as a single organization
  • On the middle shelf a chipped eggcup containing pepper, a drum of table salt, four conglomerated black olives in oleaginous paper, an empty pot of Plumtree's potted meat, an oval wicker basket bedded with fibre and containing one Jersey pear, a halfempty bottle of William Gilbey and Co's white invalid port, half disrobed of its swathe of coralpink tissue paper, a packet of Epps's soluble cocoa, five ounces of Anne Lynch's choice tea at 2/— per lb in a crinkled leadpaper bag, a...
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (14% in)
  • He wailed: —And we to be there, mavrone, and you to be unbeknownst sending us your conglomerations the way we to have our tongues out a yard long like the drouthy clerics do be fainting for a pussful.
    Episode 9 — Scylla And Charybdis (47% in)

There are no more uses of "conglomerate" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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