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MIS. A syllable which prefixed to some word signifies some fault or defect; as, misadventure, misprision, mistrial, and the like.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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I met him yesterday ten minutes before meeting you.
It was in the court outside the treasury that my cousin and I met, to enforce the laws of discipline on our own soldiers.
I met my mates in the morning (I'll never meet them more!); They came and went in legions that darkened all the shore.
And when I merely remember that I met a man, my memory may be very inadequate to my practical requirements, since it may make a great difference whether I met Brown or Jones.
However, at last it was agreed he should go, for he would not rest at home; and as he came to the wood, he met the fox, and heard the same good counsel.
One of your countrymen, Alexander, by the way; an American student whom she met in Paris, I believe.
When Rostov entered the room, the princess dropped her eyes for an instant, as if to give the visitor time to greet her aunt, and then just as Nicholas turned to her she raised her head and met his look with shining eyes.
Riviere continued, "that we should have met in the circumstances in which I find myself."
"I know that you haven't met Miss Conyers because she has been asking about you.
We continued to travel all night, and to hide ourselves in the woods all day: and here it was that we met the three hundred elephants I spoke of before.
He was a painter, but a very bad one, whom I had met in Rome, and I still remembered his pictures.
"I have met with the man for my purpose--an old college friend of mine, now partner in a firm of ship-owners, largely concerned in emigration.