Definition of Misbuilt
1. misbuild [v] - See also: misbuild
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Literary usage of Misbuilt
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"... themselves for a college (I feel sure it is only foi a time) by smothering their college itself in the misbuilt lumber of a possible university. ..."
2. Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680 by Jasper Danckaerts, Peter Sluyter, Bartlett Burleigh James (1913)
"She was a large but very weak ship, short and high, small and meagre as regards bulk, not altogether old, but misbuilt. She sailed tolerably well, ..."
3. Journal of a Voyage to New York: And a Tour in Several of the American by Jasper Danckaerts, Peter Sluyter, Henry Cruse Murphy (1867)
"She was a large but very weak ship, short and'high, small and meagre as regards bulk, not altogether old, but misbuilt. She sailed tolerably well, ..."
4. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"The house was new, clean, light enough, and well aired ; otherwise paltry in the extreme—small, misbuilt every inch of it; a despicable, cockney, ..."
5. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1864)
"... there is no excuse for a cottage builder to deface the general aspect of a town, by the erection of a misplaced or a misbuilt edifice. ..."
6. The Social Institutions and Ideals of the Bible: A Study of the Elements of by Theodore Gerald Soares (1915)
"What can be done with a misbuilt wall but break it down ? Again the prophet sees a basket of summer fruit —our own poet's figure of "the goodly apple rotten ..."
7. Term Reports in the Court of King's Bench by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Charles Durnford, Edward Hyde East (1817)
"... as well as if he " had misbuilt it; for 1 am damnified by it:" per Fine, Ch. J., who said it had been so adjudged. So if one contract with me to convey ..."
8. Yale Lectures on Preaching: And Other Writings by Nathaniel Judson Burton (1888)
"... but in matters of religious art we diffuse much less, so that misbuilt church edifices and misconceived rituals, and misbegotten church music, ..."