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 Misnomers.Miss, Mistress, Mrs. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mispris’ion.
 
Concealment, negleot of. (French, mépris.)   1
   Misprision of clerks. Mistakes in accounts arising from neglect.   2
   Misprision of felony. Neglecting to reveal a felony when known.   3
   Misprision of treason. Neglecting to disclose or purposely concealing a treasonable design.   4
 


 Misnomers.Miss, Mistress, Mrs. 

 
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