(Mis"ter*y) n. See Mystery, a trade.
(Mist"ful) a. Clouded with, or as with, mist.
(Mis*think") v. i. [See Think.] To think wrongly. [Obs.] "Adam misthought of her." Milton.
(Mis*think"), v. t. To have erroneous thoughts or judgment of; to think ill of. [Obs.] Shak.
(Mis*thought") n. Erroneous thought; mistaken opinion; error. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Mis*thrive") v. i. To thrive poorly; to be not thrifty or prosperous. [Obs.]
(Mis*throw") v. t. To throw wrongly.
(Mis"tic Mis"ti*co) n. [Sp. místico.] A kind of small sailing vessel used in the Mediterranean. It
is rigged partly like a xebec, and partly like a felucca.
(Mis*tide") v. i. [AS. mistidan. See Tide.] To happen or come to pass unfortunately; also, to
suffer evil fortune. [Obs.]
(||Mis`ti`gris" ||Mis`ti`gri"), n. [F. mistigri.] A variety of the game of poker in which the joker is
used, and called mistigris or mistigri.
(Mist"i*head) n. Mistiness. [Obs.]
(Mist"i*ly), adv. With mist; darkly; obscurely.
(Mis*time") v. t. [AS. mistimain to turn out ill.] To time wrongly; not to adapt to the time.
(Mist"i*ness) n. State of being misty.
(Mis"tion) n. [L. mistio, mixtio. See Mix, and cf. Mixtion.] Mixture. [Obs.]
(Mis*ti"tle) v. t. To call by a wrong title.
(Mis"tle) v. i. [Eng. mist. See Misle, and Mizzle.] To fall in very fine drops, as rain.
(Mis"tle*toe) n. [AS. misteltan; mistel mistletoe + tan twig. AS. mistel is akin of D., G., Dan.
& Sw. mistel, OHG. mistil, Icel. mistilteinn; and AS. tan to D. teen, OHG. zein, Icel. teinn, Goth.
tains. Cf. Missel.] (Bot.) A parasitic evergreen plant of Europe (Viscum album), bearing a glutinous
fruit. When found upon the oak, where it is rare, it was an object of superstitious regard among the
Druids. A bird lime is prepared from its fruit. [Written also misletoe, misseltoe, and mistleto.] Lindley.
The mistletoe of the United States is Phoradendron flavescens, having broader leaves than the European
kind. In different regions various similar plants are called by this name.
(||Mis"to*nusk) n. [From the Indian name.] (Zoöl.) The American badger.
(Mis*took") imp. & obs. p. p. of Mistake.
(Mis`tra*di"tion) n. A wrong tradition. "Monsters of mistradition." Tennyson.
(Mis*train") v. t. To train amiss.
(Mis"tral) n. [F., fr. Provençal.] A violent and cold northwest wind experienced in the
Mediterranean provinces of France, etc.