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  • verb Present participle of missay.

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Examples

  • And therefore all the missaying that ye missaid me furthered me in my battle, and caused me to think to show and prove myself at the end what I was.

    Stories of King Arthur and His Knights Retold from Malory's "Morte dArthur"

  • And after he had cast his books into the sea he returned, and holding his feet said: O thou deliverer of souls, receive me penitent, and him that hath sustained till now missaying of thee.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • And therefore all the missaying that ye missaid me furthered me in my battle, and caused me to think to show and prove myself at the end what I was; for peradventure though I had meat in King Arthur's kitchen, yet I might have had meat enough in other places, but all that I did it for to prove and assay my friends, and that shall be known another day; and whether that I be a gentleman born or none, I let you wit, fair damosel, I have done you gentleman's service, and peradventure better service yet will I do or I depart from you.

    Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, Volume 1

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