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From Middle English mischeosen, mischesen, equivalent to mis- +‎ choose.


mischoose (third-person singular simple present mischooses, present participle mischoosing, simple past mischose, past participle mischosen)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To choose incorrectly or badly; to make a wrong choice.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for mischoose in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)