misleared

[ mis-leerd ]
/ mɪsˈlɪərd /

adjective Scot. and North England.

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Origin of misleared

First recorded in 1685–95; past participle of mislear, Middle English misleren, Old English mislǣran “to teach amiss”; see origin at mis-1, learn
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