Definition of misplead in US English:

misplead

verb

rare
  • with object To plead wrongly or falsely.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Bunyan (d. 1688), author. From mis- + plead. Compare Anglo-Norman mespleder (intransitive) to make a false declaration.

Pronunciation

misplead

/mɪsˈpliːd/