Definition of Miskenned
1. misken [v] - See also: misken
Lexicographical Neighbors of Miskenned
Literary usage of Miskenned
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Epidemics in Britain by Charles Creighton (1891)
"... not three persons, sae that I miskenned Edinburgh, and almost forgot that I had ever seen sic a town1." The same year it was unusually severe at Duns*. ..."
2. The Records of the Proceedings of the Justiciary Court, Edinburgh, 1661-1678 by Edinburgh (Scotland). Justiciary Court, William George Scott-Moncrieff, John W. Weston (1905)
"... apparant that it is a contrivance betwixt the pursuers and the witnesses that they should be miskenned of purpose to fix the guilt against the pannells. ..."
3. The Ballads of Scotland by William Edmondstoune Aytoun (1859)
"... Edinburgh to the West Port, in all whilk way we saw not three persons, sae that I miskenned Edinburgh, and almost forgot that I had overseen sic a town. ..."
4. The History of the Kirk of Scotland by David Calderwood (1843)
"But God would not be miskenned by the highest. Turning himself to the bosse window,i 1 A. window of & semicircular form. ..."
5. Domestic Annals of Scotland: From the Reformation to the Revolution by Robert Chambers (1874)
"This was done divers times; but he miskenned [overlooked] all, and never quarrelled the samen.'—Spal. An. L On the application of Mr William Gordon, ..."