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  • Missay — Mis*say , v. t. 1. To say wrongly. [1913 Webster] 2. To speak evil of; to slander. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Missay — Mis*say , v. i. To speak ill. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • missay — [mis sā′] vt., vi. missaid, missaying Archaic 1. to say or speak wrongly 2. to speak evil (of); vilify; abuse; slander …   English World dictionary

  • missay — (ˈ)mi(s)+ verb Etymology: Middle English misseyen, missayen, from mis (I) + seyen, sayen to say more at say transitive verb : to speak evil of : slander …   Useful english dictionary

  • missay — missayer, n. /mis say /, v., missaid, missaying. v.t. 1. to say or speak ill of; vilify; slander. 2. to say wrongly. v.i. 3. to speak wrongly or incorrectly. [1175 1225; ME misseyen. See MIS 1, SAY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • missay — v. a. HD. 49 …   Oldest English Words

  • missay — mis•say′ v. said, say•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • missaying — missayˈing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑missay …   Useful english dictionary

  • stammering — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Speech defect Nouns stammering, stuttering, etc.; hesitancy, broken voice; speech impediment; lisp, drawl; mispronunciation, slip of the tongue, lapsus linguae. Verbs stammer, stutter, falter, sputter,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Stammering — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Imperfect Speech. < N PARAG:Stammering >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inarticulateness inarticulateness Sgm: N 1 stammering stammering &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 hesitation hesitation &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 impediment in one s speech… …   English dictionary for students

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