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mishanter

[ mi-shan-ter ]
/ mɪˈʃæn tər /
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noun Scot. and North England.

a misfortune; mishap.

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Origin of mishanter

1745–55; variant of misaunter, equivalent to mis-1 + aunter, variant of obsolete aventureadventure
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