Definition of Missaying

1. Verb. (present participle of missay) ¹



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Definition of Missaying

1. missay [v] - See also: missay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Missaying

miss fire
miss out
miss the boat
miss the mark
miss the point
missa
missable
missae
missaid
missal
missalette
missalettes
missals
missaw
missay
missaying (current term)
missays
misscanned
misseat
misseated
misseating
misseats
missed
missed abortion
missed approach
missed labour
missee
misseeing
misseek

Literary usage of Missaying

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1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"missaying, s. Calumny, or depreciation. Mentioned in the list of Artillery, in Edinburgh Castle. Apparently, fireworks, from Fr. ..."

2. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and His Noble by Thomas Malory, Edward Strachey, William Caxton (1901)
"... for the more ye said the more ye angered me, and my wrath I wreaked upon them that I had ado withal. And therefore all the missaying that ye ..."

3. Bothwell: A Tragedy by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1874)
"... You are good and faithful to us, God quit it you, And well of us loved back ; how much, you know, But more than is our fear of men's missaying. ..."

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