- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of misdate.
“If someone misses the date in the corner or if there is a software error that misdates it, old news can get circulated as if it is new news.”
“And what about Hitler's famous January 30, 1939 prophecy of extermination; a speech delivered before England had guaranteed Poland, before the commencement of hostilities, before American entry into the war Buchanan mentions, though doesn't analyze, the speech in his book; he also misdates the address.”
“Or perhaps he means the letter to John Murray in which Byron reports (and misdates) Shelley's death.”
“The critic, misreading the evidence, misdates all these books, and so the argument means nothing to him.”
“ A. Text and title from B, which corrects four lines, and misdates 81.”
“Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, which misdates his death by two years; most of the chief medieval historians, WILLIAM OF MALMESBURY, MATTHEW PARIS etc., and later standard works, LINGARD etc.”
“On her public entry (which Knox misdates by a month) her idolatry was rebuked by a pageant of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram.”
“Carlyle's anxious Letters to Mrs. Carlyle, whose long delay in writing to him he mistakenly attributed to unwillingness to write instead of to the real cause, illness and want of the proper postal address; he misdates some of Mrs. Carlyle's Letters, gives garbled extracts from others, and entirely suppresses some very important ones.”
“A. Text and title from B, which corrects four lines, and misdates '81.”
“Dating note: Southey misdates this letter as 3 April 1791, but the postmark and the events described confirm the year as 1793.”
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