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Miss

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MISS, n.

1. The title of a young woman or girl as little masters and misses.
2. A kept mistress a prostitute retained a concubine.

MISS, L. mitto, misi omitto, omisi.

1. To fail in aim to fail of reaching the object not to hit as, to miss the mark to miss the object intended.
2. To fail of finding the right way to err in attempting to find as, to miss the way or the road.
3. To fail of obtaining.

Orgalus feared nothing but to miss Parthenia.

4. To learn or discover that something is wanting, or not where it was supposed to be as, to miss one's snuff-box I missed the first volume of Livy.

Neither missed we any thing--. Nothing was missed of all that pertained to him. 1 Samuel 25

5. To be without as, we cannot miss him.
6. To omit to pass by to go without to fail to have as, to miss a meal of victuals.

She would never miss one day

A walk so fine, a sight so gay.

7. To perceive the want of.

What by me thou hast lost, thou least shalt miss,

He who has a firm sincere friend, may want all the rest without missing them.

8. To fail of seeing or finding.

MISS, To fail to hit to fly wide to deviate from the true direction.

Flying bullets now,

To execute his rage, appear too slow

They miss, or sweep but common souls away.

1. Not to succeed to fail.

Men observe when things hit, and not when they miss--

2. To fail to miscarry, as by accident.

The invention all admired, and each, how he

To be the inventor missed.

3. To fail to obtain, learn or find with of.

On the least reflection, we can miss of them.

4. To fail to mistake.

MISS, n. Loss want.

There will be no great miss of those which are lost.

1. Mistake error.

He did without any great miss in the hardest points of grammar. Little used.

2. Harm from mistake.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

Bibliography Information
Entry for 'Miss'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/m/miss.html.

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