mis laid

mislay

[mis-ley]
verb (used with object), mislaid, mislaying.
1.
to lose temporarily; misplace: He mislaid his keys.
2.
to lay or place wrongly; arrange or situate improperly: to mislay linoleum.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English mysse layen. See mis-1, lay1

mislayer, noun
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mislay (mɪsˈleɪ)
 
vb , -lays, -laying, -laid
1.  to lose (something) temporarily, esp by forgetting where it is
2.  to lay (something) badly
 
mis'layer
 
n

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mislay
c.1400, from mis- (1) + lay (v.). Related: Mislaid.
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