mislaid

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mis·lay

 (mĭs-lā′)
tr.v. mis·laid (-lād′), mis·lay·ing, mis·lays
1. To put in a place that is afterward forgotten: I have mislaid my hat.
2. To place or put down incorrectly: They mislaid the linoleum.

mis·lay′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mislaid - lost temporarilymislaid - lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place; "the mislaid hat turned up eventually"; "misplaced tickets"
lost - no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; "a lost child"; "lost friends"; "his lost book"; "lost opportunities"
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