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  • v. Present participle of mislay.

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Examples

  • It was this conviction that made the intrigues at OKH, the disregard and "mislaying" of unwelcome instructions, such a personal affair in the first summer's campaign.

    Barbarossa

  • 'mislaying' this one list is supposed to be that he had suppressed in it the name of his former friend's son; and no second formal list for

    Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts

  • I shall hope for it if you have, and I will leave with you on Monday morning my random reconing for the last year of what I have received, your Books will supply the dates which I have lost through mislaying a paper.

    Letter 275

  • Tottenham's Ledley King will now have his groin operation next week after mislaying his passport.

    Tottenham's Ledley King misses groin operation after passport fiasco

  • But someone prone to mislaying telephone or iPod might want to shop around.

    Jean's Knitting

  • Now owned by Robin Bextor, a television director who sometimes shoots the videos for his daughter Sophie Ellis Bextor, there is an appealing and understated stylishness to the place, which makes it just perfect for the mislaying of whole afternoons.

    The 20 best places to eat in Britain this summer

  • She won a Bronze Star for managing $47 million in projects without mislaying a penny.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • Now he was glowing with his good intentions, and his hands were busy with his clothes --- turning them inside out, putting them on upside down, tearing them, mislaying them.

    Jesse Kornbluth: Christmas Carol

  • Got my “personal” letter of apology for mislaying mine and 25 million other people details today.

    Faith In Our Leaders « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • But The frequency with which the government is mislaying personal data is surely killing off the prospects of ID cards.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

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