noun, plural mis·cel·la·nies.
Origin of miscellany
Synonyms for miscellany
Related Words for miscellanieshash, smorgasbord, melee, salmagundi, pastiche, jumble, mix, garbage, anthology, variety, hodgepodge, gallimaufry, potpourri, mixture, diversity, combination, mess, compilation, aggregation, muddle
Examples from the Web for miscellanies
Historical Examples of miscellanies
Sends her fifty guineas in the leaves of a Norris's miscellanies.Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)
See "Pitt and Napoleon Miscellanies" for the letter in full.William Pitt and the Great War
John Holland Rose
Miscellanies, the early Elizabethan, subsequent to Tottel's, 25-27.A History of English Literature
Tate's paraphrase from Simonides, Dryden's Miscellanies, vol.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2 (of 10)
Many of them are preserved in the miscellanies of the times.A Select Collection of Old English Plays (11 of 15)
W. Carew Hazlitt
noun plural -nies
Word Origin for miscellany
"a mixture, medley," 1590s, from Latin miscellanea "a writing on miscellaneous subjects," originally "meat hash, hodge-podge" (food for gladiators), neuter plural of miscellaneus (see miscellaneous).