Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Misfortune; disaster; an unlucky chance.

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Examples

  • "I hae gotten a sma 'mishanter, Miss Horn," he said, as he entered:

    Malcolm

  • 'Come o' thee? 'said the dame;' mishanter on the auld beard o 'ye! ye could play for twenty hours on end, and tire out the haill countryside wi' dancing before ye laid down your bow, saving for a by-drink or the like o 'that.'

    Redgauntlet

  • ‘Come o’ thee?’ said the dame; ‘mishanter on the auld beard o’ ye! ye could play for twenty hours on end, and tire out the haill countryside wi’ dancing before ye laid down your bow, saving for a by-drink or the like o’ that.’

    Redgauntlet

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