misconnection

noun
mis·con·nec·tion | \ ˌmis-kə-ˈnek-shən \
plural misconnections

Definition of misconnection 

1 : a wrong or faulty connection an electrical misconnection

2 sports : a failed transfer of a ball or puck from one player to another on the same team … had only three misconnections through the air in Friday night's football season opener … —Greg Thompson

First Known Use of misconnection

1784, in the meaning defined above

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