[mis-deel] /mɪsˈdil/

verb (used with or without object), misdealt, misdealing.
to wrongly or incorrectly, especially to deal the wrong number at cards.
Cards. a deal in which the wrong number of cards have been distributed or in which the cards were in the wrong order or manner, necessitating a new deal and the cancellation of any points made on the hand, sometimes with a penalty to the .
verb -deals, -dealing, -dealt
(intransitive) to deal out cards incorrectly
a faulty deal

1746, “to make an error in dealing (cards);” from mis- (1) + deal (v.). The noun in this sense is attested from 1850. The original verbal sense (late 15c.) was “to distribute unfairly.”


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