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English Dictionary: mislaying by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mislay \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.
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