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missend

[ mis-send ]
/ mɪsˈsɛnd /
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verb (used with object), mis·sent, mis·send·ing.

to send or forward, especially mail, to a wrong place or person.

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Origin of missend

First recorded in 1400–50, missend is from the late Middle English word missenden.See mis-1, send1
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