Misfell
Misfall Mis*fall", v. t. [imp. {Misfell}; p. p. {Misfallen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misfalling}.] To befall, as ill luck; to happen to unluckily. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Misfall — Mis*fall , v. t. [imp. {Misfell}; p. p. {Misfallen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misfalling}.] To befall, as ill luck; to happen to unluckily. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misfallen — Misfall Mis*fall , v. t. [imp. {Misfell}; p. p. {Misfallen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misfalling}.] To befall, as ill luck; to happen to unluckily. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misfalling — Misfall Mis*fall , v. t. [imp. {Misfell}; p. p. {Misfallen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misfalling}.] To befall, as ill luck; to happen to unluckily. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misfall — /mis fölˈ/ (obsolete) transitive verb (pat misfellˈ; pap misfallˈen (Spenser misfalneˈ)) To befall unluckily ORIGIN: ↑mis …   Useful english dictionary

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