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Misprint   /mˈɪsprˈɪnt/   Listen
Misprint

verb
1.
Print incorrectly.






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"Misprint" Quotes from Famous Books



... by dexterously substituting "understand" for "understate," I have dealt unfairly by him, and wrongly rendered his writing. Let me hasten to acknowledge the error, and apologise. My carelessness is culpable, and the misprint without excuse; for naturally I have all along known, and the typographer should have been duly warned, that with Mr. Wedmore, as with his brethren, it is always a matter of understating, and not ...
— The Gentle Art of Making Enemies • James McNeill Whistler

... the specimens which he presented to the British Museum, at Kirrind in Persia, in September, 1851, gives as the Persian name of the cocoons Shek roukeh—a term, probably, the same as the "C-hezoukek" (a misprint?) of Father Ange, but the signification of which I have ...
— Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 - Zoology • Various

... we follow reads "y quan a fauor de sus nueuas." "Nueuas" may possibly be a misprint for "navios," in which case the phrase would read "how much at the mercy ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55 • Francisco Colin

... Khatom in Egyptian, as Atham, Etham in Hebrew, means a closed place, a fortress. Wallin calls the "Yitm," which he never visited, "Wd Lithm, a cross valley opening through the chain at about eight hours (twenty-four miles) north of 'Akaba'"—possibly Lithm is a misprint, but it is repeated in more than ...
— The Land of Midian, Vol. 1 • Richard Burton

... Folio. Of course they were, (just as the Italian Petruccio and Boraccio are spelt Petruchio and Borachio,) because, being Spanish words, they were so pronounced. His argument from the frequent substitution of had for hath is equally inconclusive, because we may either suppose it a misprint, or, as is possible, a mistake of the printer for the Anglo-Saxon sign for th, which, as many contractions certainly did, may have survived in writing long after it was banished from print, and which would be easily confounded with d. Can Mr. White find an example of dod for ...
— Atlantic Monthly Vol. 3, No. 16, February, 1859 • Various



Words linked to "Misprint" :   literal, error, erratum, mistake, print



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