Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of mislay.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Billions and BILLIONS of dollars are, what (?), simply "mislaid"?

    Organized crime is America's (secret) 3rd Political Party.

  • And for God's sake tick the box on the form requesting an acknowledgement of your submission -- that ought to at least help cut down on the number of 'mislaid' responses.

    Nothing To Hide, Nothing To Fear?

  • Shelver said while some court delays were understandable, others such as mislaid dockets were "purely errors".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • She recounts the tale of how she 'mislaid' something white and lacy ahem in a car park...enough - ed

    Desperately Seeking Susan's Keys

  • The only suggestion the evidence custody team can come up with is that somehow it got "mislaid" during the move to the new storage facility.

    The Distant Echo

  • The "mislaid" rationale presumes the existence of a living owner, or the vigilance of the depositor's descendants; only occasionally can it be helpful for older artifacts, such as those in Idaho, as the likelihood of the original depositor's return diminishes with each passing year.

    The Slow Death of Treasure Trove

  • They were all out of a batch that had gotten 'mislaid' en route from the factory to Camp Pendleton — that's the Marine depot in southern California.

    Noble House

  • They were all out of a batch that had gotten 'mislaid' en route from the factory to Camp Pendleton'that's the Marine depot in southern California.

    Noble House

  • During the wanton demolition of the Beauchamp chantry, where, "in marble tumbes," with his father and mother on either hand, the remains of Bishop Beauchamp had been unmolested for over three hundred years, his own tomb was "mislaid" and never recovered.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Salisbury A Description of its Fabric and a Brief History of the See of Sarum

  • I am certain that the bank would not have "mislaid" the money.

    Muti

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