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 for Miscarrying
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Miscarry \Mis*car"ry\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Miscarried; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Miscarrying.]
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     1. To carry, or go, wrong; to fail of reaching a destination,
        or fail of the intended effect; to be unsuccessful; to
        suffer defeat.
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              My ships have all miscarried.         --Shak.
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              The cardinal's letters to the pope miscarried.
                                                    --Shak.
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     2. To bring forth young before the time they are viable; to
        have a spontaneous abortion.
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