Definition of Misplead

1. v. i. To err in pleading.



Definition of Misplead

1. Verb. To err in pleading. ¹

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Definition of Misplead

1. to plead wrongly or falsely [v -PLEADED or -PLED, -PLEADING, -PLEADS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misplead

misplacements
misplaces
misplacing
misplan
misplanned
misplanning
misplans
misplant
misplanted
misplanting
misplants
misplay
misplayed
misplaying
misplays
misplead (current term)
mispleaded
mispleading
mispleadings
mispleads
mispled
mispoint
mispointed
mispointing
mispoints
mispoise
mispoised
mispoises
mispoising
mispolicies

Literary usage of Misplead

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1. I Give You My Word by Françoise Giroud, Claude Glayman (1903)
"Aloud he cries : " To her, oh not to her The crime belongs, though frenzy may misplead ! She planned not, dared not, could not, king, incur Sole and ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"445. misplead (mis-pled'), t. ¡. [< »«is- + plead.'] To plead amiss or in a wrong manner, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of Chancery of New-York by New York (State). Court of Chancery, William Johnson (1821)
"that if the defendant misplead the statute of usury, he is held by the plea, and if he omit to plead it, he is bound to pay the debt, even though the usury ..."

4. Reeves' History of the English Law: From the Time of the Romans, to the End by John Reeves, William Francis Finlason (1869)
"Thus it was said in these times : " Eu le chancery (per le chancellor) home ne sera prejudice la per misplead- inge, ou pur defense de forme, meg secundum ..."

5. Specimens of Early English Selected from the Chief English Authors A.D. 1250 by Richard Morris (1867)
"1. 589. Do we = do we, let us do. 1. 593. ende of orde = (!) ende or orde, end or beginning. 1.595. mis-rempe — misstate, misplead. ON remba, to strive. ..."

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