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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

MISMAGGLE, v. Also -maggil. To disarrange, to interfere with; to spoil, to mar (n.Sc. 1808 Jam.).Abd. 1754 R. Forbes Journal 29:
She bad me had aff my hands, far I mismaggl'd a' her cocker-nony.
Fif. 1823 W. Tennant Card. Beaton 90:
My face, my face, has mismaggiled my fortune.

[Mis- + Maggle, v., 2.]

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