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Meaning of MISCELLANY

Pronunciation:  'misu`leynee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
  2. [n]  a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"
 

MISCELLANY is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: assortment, florilegium, garland, miscellanea, mixed bag, mixture, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, variety
 
 See Also: accumulation, aggregation, anthology, assemblage, collection, farrago, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, melange, mingle-mangle, mishmash, oddments, odds and ends, omnium-gatherum, ragbag, range, sampler, selection

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mis"cel*la*ny\, n.; pl. {Miscellanies}. [L.
    miscellanea, neut. pl. of. miscellaneus: cf. F.
    miscellan['e]e, pl. miscellan['e]es. See {Miscellaneous}.]
    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.] --B. Jonson.
    
    
    
    
  2. \Mis"cel*la*ny\, a.
    Miscellaneous; heterogeneous. [Obs.] --Bacon.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: album, all sorts, ana, analects, anthology, assemblage, assortment, beauties, brew, broad spectrum, canon, chrestomathy, clippings, collectanea, collected works, collection, colluvies, compilation, complete works, conglomerate, conglomeration, cuttings, delectus, diversity, excerpta, excerpts, extracts, Festschrift, florilegium, flowers, fragments, gallimaufry, garden, garland, gleanings, hash, hodgepodge, hotchpot, hotchpotch, job lot, jumble, magpie, mash, medley, melange, melee, mess, mingle-mangle, miscellanea, mishmash, mix, mixed bag, mixture, motley, oddments, odds and ends, olio, olla podrida, omnibus, omnium gatherum, omnium-gatherum, pasticcio, pastiche, patchwork, photograph album, posy, potpourri, quotation book, salad, salmagundi, sauce, scramble, scrapbook, smorgasbord, stew, sundries, symposium, variety, what you will
 

 

 

 

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