(Mis"sel*dine) n. [See Mistletoe.] [Written also misselden.] The mistletoe. [Obs.] Baret.
(Mis"sel*toe) n. See Mistletoe.
(Mis*sem"blance) n. False resemblance or semblance. [Obs.]
(Mis*send") v. t. To send amiss or incorrectly.
(Mis*serve") v. t. & i. To serve unfaithfully.
(Mis*set") v. t. To set or place wrongly.
(Mis*shape") v. t. To shape ill; to give an ill or unnatural from to; to deform. "Figures monstrous
and misshaped." Pope.
(Mis*shap"en) a. Having a bad or ugly form. "The mountains are misshapen." Bentley.
Mis*shap"en*ly, adv. Mis*shap"en*ness, n.
(Mis*sheathed") a. Sheathed by mistake; wrongly sheathed; sheathed in a wrong place.
(Mis*sif"i*cate) v. i. [LL. missa Mass + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See fy- .] To perform
Mass. [Obs.] Milton.
(Mis"sile) a. [L. missils, fr. mittere, missum, to cause to go, to send, to throw; cf. Lith. mesti
to throw: cf. F. missile. Cf. Admit, Dismiss, Mass the religious service, Message, Mission.] Capable
of being thrown; adapted for hurling or to be projected from the hand, or from any instrument or engine,
so as to strike an object at a distance.
We bend the bow, or wing the missile dart.Pope.
(Mis"sile), n. [L. missile.] A weapon thrown or projected or intended to be projected, as a
lance, an arrow, or a bullet.
(Miss"ing) a. [From Miss, v. i.] Absent from the place where it was expected to be found; lost; wanting; not
present when called or looked for.
Neither was there aught missing unto them.1 Sam. xxv. 7.
For a time caught up to God, as onceMilton.
Moses was in the mount, and missing long.