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 for Mislaid
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.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or
             forgotten place; "the mislaid hat turned up eventually";
             "misplaced tickets" [syn: mislaid, misplaced]

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