Miscellaneous Mis`cel*la"ne*ous, a. [L. miscellaneus mixed, miscellaneous, fr. miscellus mixed, fr. miscere to mix. See {Mix}, and cf. {Miscellany}.] Mixed; mingled; consisting of several things; of diverse sorts; promiscuous; heterogeneous; as, a miscellaneous collection. ``A miscellaneous rabble.'' --Milton. -- {Mis`cel*la"ne*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Mis`cel*la"ne*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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