Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To disappoint.
  • To deceive; delude.
  • To neglect to perform; pay no proper attention to: as, to mislippen one's business.
  • To suspect; mistrust.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I thought it best to slip out quietly though, in case she should mislippen something of what we're gaun to do --- we maunna vex her at nae rate --- it was amaist the last word my father said to me on his deathbed. ''

    The Black Dwarf

  • "It's no 'at I'm no willin' to be your freen ', mem; but I'm yer son's freen' a'ready, an 'gien he war to hear onything' at gart him mislippen till me, it wad gang to my hert."

    Malcolm

  • I thought it best to slip out quietly though, in case she should mislippen something of what we’re gaun to do — we maunna vex her at nae rate — it was amaist the last word my father said to me on his deathbed.”

    The Black Dwarf

  • I thought it best to slip out quietly though, in case she should mislippen something of what we're gaun to do -- we maunna vex her at nae rate -- it was amaist the last word my father said to me on his deathbed. "

    The Black Dwarf

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