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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Miscellany \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. [1913 Webster] 'T is but a bundle or miscellany of sin; sins original, and sins actual. --Hewyt. [1913 Webster] Miscellany madam, a woman who dealt in various fineries; a milliner. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]