Mis*lay" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mislaid (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Mislaying.]
To lay in a wrong place; to ascribe to a wrong source.
The fault is generally mislaid upon nature.
To lay in a place not recollected; to lose.
The... charter, indeed, was unfortunately mislaid: and the prayer of their petition was to obtain one of like import in its stead.
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