One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A wrong guess; (Bridge) an incorrect guess at the situation regarding a (stated) suit.
1no object To guess wrongly.
2To guess wrongly at (a situation, outcome, etc.).
3Bridge. To guess wrongly at (the situation regarding a (stated) suit).
1940s; earliest use found in The Frederick News. From misguess<br>mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas More (1478–1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr. From mis- + guess.
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