Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To send incorrectly or to the wrong destination.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To send amiss or incorrectly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To send amiss or incorrectly: as, to missend a letter.

Etymologies

mis- +‎ send (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Possibly, if you do answer it, and direct it to Herman Melville, you will missend it -- for the very fingers that now guide this pen are not precisely the same that just took it up and put it on this paper.

    Memories of Hawthorne

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