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[mis-loh-keyt, mis-loh-keyt]
verb (used with object), mis·lo·cat·ed, mis·lo·cat·ing.
  1. to misplace.
  2. to specify a wrong location for: to mislocate the source of the Nile.
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Origin of mislocate

First recorded in 1810–20; mis-1 + locate
Related formsmis·lo·ca·tion, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Through it this mislocated water may drain into a dry well, open ditch, or the gutter along the highway.

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    Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley