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misust

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misust

  1. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of misuse
    • 1650, Spenser, Edmund, “The Faery Queen”, in A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain[1], volume 2, published 1792, book 6, canto 8, verse 3, page 389:
      For aye the more that she did them entreat, / The more they him misust, and cruelly did beat.

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