Definition of Mislaid

1. Adjective. Lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place. "Misplaced tickets"

Exact synonyms: Misplaced
Similar to: Lost



Definition of Mislaid

1. Verb. (past of mislay) ¹

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Definition of Mislaid

1. mislay [v] - See also: mislay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mislaid

misknowledge
misknowledges
misknown
misknows
mislabel
mislabeled
mislabeling
mislabelled
mislabelling
mislabels
mislabor
mislabored
mislaboring
mislabors
mislactation
mislaid (current term)
mislaid properties
mislaid property
mislain
mislay
mislayer
mislayers
mislaying
mislays
misle
mislead
misleader
misleaders
misleading
misleadingly

Literary usage of Mislaid

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1. Principles of the Law of Personal Property, Chattels and Choses: Including by Frank Hall Childs (1914)
"Distinctions—Lost and mislaid—Lost and Abandoned—Found Property and Treasure Trove—mislaid and Unclaimed—Stolen Property. Lost property, in the popular 1 ..."

2. Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on the by Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth, Blackstone Institute (Washington, D.C.) (1914)
"Larceny of mislaid property.—What has been said above applies to goods that have been lost, not to goods merely mislaid. mislaid goods are regarded as still ..."

3. On the Custody and Production of Title Deeds: And Other Documentary Evidence by Walter Arthur Copinger (1875)
"Bond of Indemnity from a vendor to a purchaser where the title deeds have been lost or mislaid. Know all men, &c. Whereas, &c. ..."

4. The Bookman (1906)
"458 The Best Selling Booki PUBLISHED MONTHLY 469 PRICE, 25 CENTS to any of the Editors personally are liable to be mislaid or lost DODD, MUAD & COMPANY, ..."

5. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina by South Carolina, Thomas Cooper, David James McCord (1839)
"ARE LOST OR mislaid ; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES THEREIN MENTIONED. WHEREAS, sundry accounts received by the auditor general, within the time prescribed by law ..."

6. Principles of the Law of Personal Property, Chattels and Choses: Including by Frank Hall Childs (1914)
"Distinctions—Lost and mislaid—Lost and Abandoned—Found Property and Treasure Trove—mislaid and Unclaimed—Stolen Property. Lost property, in the popular 1 ..."

7. Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on the by Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth, Blackstone Institute (Washington, D.C.) (1914)
"Larceny of mislaid property.—What has been said above applies to goods that have been lost, not to goods merely mislaid. mislaid goods are regarded as still ..."

8. On the Custody and Production of Title Deeds: And Other Documentary Evidence by Walter Arthur Copinger (1875)
"Bond of Indemnity from a vendor to a purchaser where the title deeds have been lost or mislaid. Know all men, &c. Whereas, &c. ..."

9. The Bookman (1906)
"458 The Best Selling Booki PUBLISHED MONTHLY 469 PRICE, 25 CENTS to any of the Editors personally are liable to be mislaid or lost DODD, MUAD & COMPANY, ..."

10. The Statutes at Large of South Carolina by South Carolina, Thomas Cooper, David James McCord (1839)
"ARE LOST OR mislaid ; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES THEREIN MENTIONED. WHEREAS, sundry accounts received by the auditor general, within the time prescribed by law ..."

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