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From Middle English misgeten, equivalent to mis- +‎ get.


misget (third-person singular simple present misgets, present participle misgetting, simple past misgot, past participle misgotten)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To get wrongly or unlawfully; to procure by unlawful means.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for misget in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)