verb (used with object), mis·laid, mis·lay·ing.
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Origin of mislay
OTHER WORDS FROM mislaymis·lay·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for mislay
All of the court records of that important pretrial hearing disappeared or were mislaid.How the ‘Witch Hunt’ Myth Undermined American Justice|Jason Berry|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kate got a fright when she thought she'd mislaid a family engagement ring that Prince William gave her in 2010.
I have likewise mislaid your letter amongst the accumulations on my table, not that there was anything in it.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
A girl bound for college became immediately an integer with which a young man who had not yet mislaid his diploma could reckon.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
Barrett, who seemed to have mislaid all his impudent self-confidence, departed at last saying he would see to it.The Romance of His Life|Mary Cholmondeley
Had he not told her first of the poor soldier who had mislaid his memory?Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman|Emma Speed Sampson
It suggests nothing so much as that it has lost its park, and mislaid its lodges.American Sketches|Charles Whibley