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misdate

[mis-deyt] /mɪsˈdeɪt/
verb (used with object), misdated, misdating.
1.
to assign or affix a wrong date to.
noun
2.
a wrong date.
Origin of misdate
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; mis-1 + date1
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British Dictionary definitions for misdate

misdate

/mɪsˈdeɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to date (a letter, event, etc) wrongly
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Word Origin and History for misdate
v.

1580s, from mis- (1) + date (v.1). Related: Misdated; misdating.

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