Definitions

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  • v. To cite erroneously.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To cite erroneously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To cite erroneously or falsely; misquote: as, to miscite a text of Scripture.

Etymologies

mis- +‎ cite (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then there's that claim about Brown II (see link above), the miscite from a Watergate minority report, your inaccuracies WRT SJ, and the repeated claim that a majority "held" that the N.Y. Times could be prsecuted post-conviction in the Pentagon Papers case ....

    Balkinization

  • The Pentateuch seems like a good option, as liberals love to miscite them to disparage Christianity, as do Acts, Romans, and Isaiah, given their enormous influence.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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