misreckoning

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From misreckon +‎ -ing.

Verb[edit]

misreckoning

  1. present participle of misreckon

Noun[edit]

misreckoning ‎(plural misreckonings)

  1. A false reckoning; a miscalculation. [from 16th c.]
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, III.11:
      And if by such a meane we might provide for times to come, appoynting that after the revolution of such or such a number of yeares, that extraordinary day might for ever be eclipsed; so that our misreckoning should not henceforward exceede foure and twenty houres.