Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Mislay (Page: 930)

Mis*lay" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mislaid (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Mislaying.]

1. To lay in a wrong place; to ascribe to a wrong source.

The fault is generally mislaid upon nature. Locke.

2. To lay in a place not recollected; to lose.

The... charter, indeed, was unfortunately mislaid: and the prayer of their petition was to obtain one of like import in its stead. Hallam.