Definition of mislay:
derange (part of speech: verb)
- "Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold", Victor Appleton.
A good- natured, flighty boy is suspected, absolutely without reason, as it turns out; though he is the sort of boy to mislay his own books and other portable property to any extent, and to make no great difficulty under pressure of immediate need, and at the last moment, about borrowing some one else's chattels.- "The Upton Letters", Arthur Christopher Benson.
- "The Burning Spear", John Galsworthy.