• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Misderive To derive erroneously.
    • Misderive To turn or divert improperly; to misdirect.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • misderive To divert from the proper course; mislead; misdirect.
    • misderive To err in deriving: as, to misderive a word.
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In literature:

Misder Dummer id does for me, but ven he does nod any longer it do, I gifts id you.
"The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him" by Paul Leicester Ford
Dot pe you, Misder Ward Kenvood.
"The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour" by George A. Warren