Mis*car"ry (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Miscarried (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Miscarrying.]

1.

To carry, or go, wrong; to fail of reaching a destination, or fail of the intended effect; to be unsuccessful; to suffer defeat.

My ships have all miscarried. Shak.

The cardinal's letters to the pope miscarried. Shak.

2.

To bring forth young before the proper time.

 

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