from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Miscellaneous items or written works collected together.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A miscellaneous collection of different things; a miscellany.
- n. Plural form of miscellaneum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A collection of miscellaneous matters; matters of various kinds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A collection of miscellaneous matters of any kind; specifically, a collection of miscellaneous literary compositions; miscellanies.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
But I should misinform you grossly if I left you to infer that his collections were a heap of incoherent 'miscellanea'.
He also wrote cookbooks and other books about food including a miscellanea, "Lang's Compendium of Culinary Trivia and Nonsense."
Excellent link to Mike Holliday's site: makes me want to chase down all these miscellanea.
Too much meta isn't nearly as fun as too much miscellanea.
I do have plans for Actual Posts on things like trilogy structure, romances I've been on a Jennifer Crusie binge and etcetera miscellanea--next week!
So I wonder if we've found the origin, or something close to the origin, in Dr. Robinson's miscellanea.
I've just released the burden of that guilt and embraced my inner miscellanea!
I browsed idly through the miscellanea, keeping half an ear tuned to the argument going on behind me.
Aside from a few names, codewords, and other miscellanea of day-to-day Al Qaeda activities, precious little has emerged from detention and torture -- let alone one of those legendary ticking time bombs or secret hostage locations.
It will not work as Biden is on guard for non-issue miscellanea.