mistake (v.) Old form(s): misstooke, mistaine
act in error, perform the wrong action
RJ V.iii.203[Capulet to Lady Capulet] This dagger hath mista'en, for, lo, his house / Is empty on the back of Montague
Tim III.ii.22[Lucius to Strangers, of Timon] had he mistook him and sent to me, I should ne'er have denied his occasion so many talents [i.e. had he himself made a mistake]
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