misdight

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Etymology[edit]

From mis- +‎ dight.

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Adjective[edit]

misdight (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Arrayed, prepared, or furnished unsuitably.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.7:
      Her heart gan grudge for very deepe despight / Of so unmanly maske in misery misdight.
    • (Can we date this quote by Bishop Joseph Hall and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Despised nature suit them once aright, / Their body to their coat, both now misdight. / Their body to their clothes might shapen be, / That nill their clothes shape to their bodie.