misallegation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mis- +‎ allegation

Noun[edit]

misallegation (countable and uncountable, plural misallegations)

  1. An erroneous statement or allegation.
    • 1641, Joseph Hall, A Defence of the Humble Remonstance against the frivolous and false exceptions of Smectymnuus
      [] contrary to their misallegation of Dr. Whitakers, he plainly tells them, Episcopacy is so proper a remedy for this evil, that, unless the Bishop have a peerless power, there will be as many Schisms as Priests []