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missay

[mis-sey] /mɪsˈseɪ/
verb (used with object), missaid, missaying.
1.
to say or speak ill of; vilify; slander.
2.
to say wrongly.
verb (used without object), missaid, missaying.
3.
to speak wrongly or incorrectly.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English misseyen. See mis-1, say1
Related forms
missayer, noun
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