misprision (n.)
mistake, error, misunderstanding, misconception
1H4 I.iii.26[Northumberland to King Henry, of Hotspur's apparent attitude] envy therefore, or misprision, / Is guilty of this fault
LLL IV.iii.96[Berowne as if to Dumaine, of Katharine as a fever] then incision / Would let her out in saucers. Sweet misprision! [also: release]
MA IV.i.183[Friar to all] There is some strange misprision in the Princes
MND III.ii.90[Oberon to Puck] Of thy misprision must perforce ensue / Some true love turned
Sonn.87.11[] thy great gift, upon misprision growing, / Comes home again
TN I.v.50[Feste to Olivia] Misprision in the highest degree!
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