Missay vs Misway - What's the difference?

missay | misway |


As a verb missay

is (archaic) to speak ill of (someone).

As a noun misway is

(obsolete) a wrong way.

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missay

English

Verb

  • (archaic) To speak ill of (someone).
  • (obsolete) To say something erroneous; to speak wrongly.
  • *1590 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , III.2:
  • *:The worde gone out she backe againe would call, / As her repenting so to have missayd [...].
  • misway

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A wrong way.
  • (Chaucer)
    (Webster 1913)