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Miscellanies

miscellany

Origin: L. Miscellanea, neut. Pl. Of. Miscellaneus: cf. F. Miscellanee, pl. Miscellanees. See Miscellaneous.

A mass or mixture of various things; a medley; especially, 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.


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