"patchwork" in the noun sense
1. patchwork, hodgepodge, jumble
a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
2. patchwork, patchwork quilt
a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together
sewing consisting of pieces of different materials sewn together in a pattern
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