Definition of Misdriving
1. misdrive [v] - See also: misdrive
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misdriving
Literary usage of Misdriving
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mining Magazine (1855)
"I have known a case where the plan betokened that a misdriving had taken place in a level, but the agent persisted that the driving was right in spite of ..."
2. Decisions of the Court of Session: From November 1825 to [20th July 1841] by John Tawse, F. Somerville, John Craigie, George Robinson, Scotland Court of Session, Charles Gordon Robertson, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Faculty of Advocates (Scotland) (1839)
"... the coach was in perfect repair—that Win- ^TT gate was the ordinary driver, and was not selected—the coach was Court. going slow, and no misdriving. ..."
3. Transactions of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers by Canadian Society of Civil Engineers (1905)
"Breaks may be caused by lack of metal, but they are more frequently the result of misfitting or misdriving. See fig. 23. The tey may be broken or the socket ..."
4. A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter (1913)
"A slab of limestone beside a huge elm tree had been placed at this bend to prevent the bank from breaking, or a chance misdriving into the water. ..."