Miscarry

Mis*car"ry

(?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Miscarried (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Miscarrying.]
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1. To carry, or go, wrong; to fail of reaching a destination, or fail of the intended effect; to be unsuccessful; to suffer defeat.
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My ships have all miscarried.
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The cardinal's letters to the pope miscarried.
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2. To bring forth young before the time they are viable; to have a spontaneous abortion.
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