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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·lay v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mislaid p. pr. & vb. n. Mislaying.]
 1. To lay in a wrong place; to ascribe to a wrong source.
    The fault is generally mislaid upon nature.   --Locke.
 2. To lay in a place not recollected; to misplace; to lose.
    The . . . charter, indeed, was unfortunately mislaid: and the prayer of their petition was to obtain one of like import in its stead.   --Hallam.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 mislaid
      adj : lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or
            forgotten place; "the mislaid hat turned up
            eventually"; "misplaced tickets" [syn: misplaced]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 mislay
      v : place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I
          misplaced my eyeglasses" [syn: misplace, lose]
      [also: mislaid]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 mislaid
      See mislay