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mis- +‎ plead


misplead (third-person singular simple present mispleads, present participle mispleading, simple past and past participle mispled or mispleaded)

  1. To plead amiss or in a wrong manner; err in pleading.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 misplead in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)