Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To turn wrongly or incorrectly; turn aside wrongly; pervert.
  • v. To go wrong; make a wrong turn.
  • n. a wrong turn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To turn amiss; to pervert.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To turn aside wrongly; pervert.
  • To go wrong.

Etymologies

From Middle English misturnen, mistournen, mistornen, equivalent to mis- +‎ turn. (Wiktionary)

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