from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To see incorrectly; to misperceive visually; take a wrong view of; see in a false or distorted light.
- v. To take a wrong, false, or distorted view; fail to see accurately.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To take a wrong view of; see in a false or distorted form.
- To take a wrong, false, or distorted view; see inaccurately or imperfectly.
Okai….em ai teh awnlee won who getz teh ‘yu bii posten tu quicklee, missee’ warnen adn den wurdprez noms mii post?
Stand back, Massa Jack! this lady good missee, and me no see her hurt.
QUASHEE. (with great feeling) Massa! you have been kind massa to me; and Missee Rosa been kind missee to wife and pickaninny here, and I now show you black man's heart beat warm as white.
“Me bling pleasant for lilly missee,” said the Chow; and unknotting a dirty nosecloth, he drew from it an ancient lump of candied ginger.
"Evening, sir, evening, missee," the old elevator man said sibi-lantly, and, on their floor, Nighttime Chang scurried ahead of them to open the door of the suite.
Had he but known that missee wanted the black-fellow too, he would have given his greatest treasure -- his fine long pig-tail -- to have detained him.
He could only claim the reward for returning the goods; but surely the good missee would not let him lose so much.
"Blinga chit flom lilly missee," he said, and held the note toward me.
"Lilly missee," crooned the Chinaman, smiling up into the other's face with a sort of childish entreaty.
"You come along quietly, missee, an 'you'll be all right; but ef yer screams it won't be pleasant."
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