Mis·cel·la·ny n.; pl. Miscellanies A mass or mixture of various things; a medley; esp., a collection of compositions on various subjects.
'T is but a bundle or miscellany of sin; sins original, and sins actual. --Hewyt.
Miscellany madam, a woman who dealt in various fineries; a milliner. [Obs.]
Mis·cel·la·ny a. Miscellaneous; heterogeneous. [Obs.]
n 1: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a
great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a
variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of
religions" [syn: assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellanea,
variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley]
2: an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads
etc. [syn: florilegium, garland]