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The cargo of marble blocks, piled higgledy-piggledy like a child's building-bricks, formed a thorough citadel.
THE TREMENDOUS EVENTMAURICE LEBLANC
They walked along in silence, the most ill-sorted pair that you might hope to find in all that higgledy-piggledy city.
Several names may be set in higgledy-piggledy fashion, for they belong to no class, and are sui generis.
The contents of a hundred Primers rose higgledy-piggledy, to congest his mind and memory.
THE PROMISE OF AIRALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She plumped into it higgledy-piggledy and curled up, an unsightly, humpful excrescence upon its suave surface.
WANTED: A HUSBANDSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
All that was wanting, was someone with a head on to put things straightall was higgledy-piggledy and confusion.
Of course those in the higgledy-piggledy position must be of the poorest class, but you can make a few exceptions.
The walls had a gap here, roughly choked up by a higgledy-piggledy heap of rubbish.
THE SON OF CLEMENCEAUALEXANDRE (FILS) DUMAS
Reverently he pulled aside the front of the battered dwelling-place, and saw the minute furniture higgledy-piggledy.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
I haven't catalogued mine, I have just put them down "higgledy-piggledy," as we used to say when we were children.
THE SMILING HILL-TOPJULIA M. SLOANE

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