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 for miscellany
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Miscellany \Mis"cel*la*ny\ (m[i^]s"s[e^]l*l[asl]*n[y^]), a.
     Miscellaneous; heterogeneous. [Obs.] --Bacon.
     [1913 Webster]

From 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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a
           great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety
           of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions" [syn:
           assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany,
           miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord,
           potpourri, motley]
      2: an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads
         etc. [syn: florilegium, garland, miscellany]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  79 Moby Thesaurus words for "miscellany":
     Festschrift, 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, 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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