Misdating
Misdate Mis*date", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misdated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misdating}.] 1. To put a false or erroneous date on (a document). --Young. [1913 Webster]

2. To assign an incorrect date to; as, the fall of Troy was misdated by medieval writers. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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