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3 definitions found
 for mislay
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mislay \Mis*lay"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mislaid; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Mislaying.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To lay in a wrong place; to ascribe to a wrong source.
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              The fault is generally mislaid upon nature. --Locke.
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     2. To lay in a place not recollected; to misplace; to lose.
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              The . . . charter, indeed, was unfortunately
              mislaid: and the prayer of their petition was to
              obtain one of like import in its stead. --Hallam.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mislay
      v 1: place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I
           misplaced my eyeglasses" [syn: misplace, mislay,
           lose]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  18 Moby Thesaurus words for "mislay":
     be bereaved of, default, drop, forfeit, go astray from, incur loss,
     kiss good-bye, let slip, lose, lose out, mislocate, misplace,
     misput, miss, sacrifice, suffer loss, undergo privation,
     wander from
  
  

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