misspell

[mis-spel]
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Origin of misspell

First recorded in 1645–55; mis-1 + spell1
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misprint, vitiate

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British Dictionary definitions for misspell

misspell

verb -spells, -spelling, -spelt or -spelled
  1. to spell (a word or words) wrongly
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Word Origin and History for misspell
v.

1650s, from mis- (1) + spell (v.). Related: Misspelled; misspelling.

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