- to send or forward, especially mail, to a wrong place or person.
Origin of missend
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Examples from the Web for missent
The one missent must be first attended to; it had been written five days ago.
The one missent must first be attended to; it had been written five days ago.
The dead and missent letters were a source of continual trouble.The History of the Post Office
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