verb (used with object), mis·sent, mis·send·ing.
Words nearby missend
Example sentences from the Web for missent
Previously, dead and missent letters had been handed to a clerk in the General Office.The History of the British Post Office|Joseph Clarence Hemmeon
Inquiries were at once instituted, when it was discovered that it had been missent, and forwarded to Atlanta, instead of Macon.The Expressman and the Detective|Allan Pinkerton
The one missent must first be attended to; it had been written five days ago.Pride and Prejudice|Jane Austen
Again "someone had blundered," and his invitation had been missent.In the Days of Queen Victoria|Eva March Tappan
But I have been for some time absent from London and it is possible that letters may have been missent.The Letters of the Duke of Wellington to Miss J. 1834-1851|Duke of Wellington