noun, plural mis·cel·la·nies.
Origin of miscellany
Examples from the Web for miscellany
For a time he belonged to the staff of Bentley's Miscellany, and many of his etchings appeared in that journal during 1840-43.Dickens and His Illustrators|Frederic G. Kitton
It is a debatable question as to whether the parents or the children figuring in this “Miscellany” were the more artificial.Forgotten Books of the American Nursery|Rosalie V. Halsey
The bibliographical information is a miscellany of facts about libraries.A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies|Archer Taylor
Talking of poets, would your 'Graham's Miscellany' care at all to have occasional poetical contributions from Mr. Horne?The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)|Frederic G. Kenyon
The fourth part or Iyar-pa is like the first a miscellany containing further compositions by these two as well as by others.Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)|Charles Eliot
British Dictionary definitions for miscellany
noun plural -nies
Word Origin for miscellany
Word Origin and History 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).