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mis- +‎ wend


miswend (third-person singular simple present miswends, present participle miswending, simple past and past participle miswent)

  1. (obsolete) To go wrong; to stray.
    • Gower
      The world is miswent.

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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.