misdraw

verb
mis·​draw | \ ˌmis-ˈdrȯ How to pronounce misdraw (audio) \
misdrew\ ˌmis-​ˈdrü How to pronounce misdraw (audio) \; misdrawn\ ˌmis-​ˈdrȯn How to pronounce misdraw (audio) \; misdrawing

Definition of misdraw

transitive verb

: to draw (something) incorrectly misdraw a line in a blueprint Thanks to a state boundary misdrawn by surveyors that year, Georgia lost a tiny sliver of land to Tennessee …— Jay Bookman

First Known Use of misdraw

1656, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of misdraw was in 1656

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“Misdraw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misdraw. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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