verb (used with object), mis·laid, mis·lay·ing.
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Origin of mislay
OTHER WORDS FROM mislaymis·lay·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for mislay
Glad to see the old boy, though I cant help wishing hed mislay that monocle of his.Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team|Lester Chadwick
Pray don't mislay your reply; I would certainly print it, if I had it here: how long is it?The Journal to Stella|Jonathan Swift
I don't lose mine much, but gee whiz, I mislay it sometimes.Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
For some one to mislay or forget a permit was a daily occurrence and the caution had to be repeated often.A Trip to the Orient|Robert Urie Jacob
I doubt, however, whether this will become popular, guests showing a tendency to mislay their knives and forks in the foliage.