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mismove

[mis-moov]
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noun
  1. a wrong or prohibited move, as in a game.
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Origin of mismove

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; mis-1 + move
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Historical Examples

  • I rode near the brigades, to see that there could be no mismove or misconception of orders.

    From Manassas to Appomattox

    James Longstreet