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Part of speech: Verb

To fail to hit, etc.; omit or pass by; do without; feel the want of.

Part of speech: Verb

To fly wide of the mark.

Part of speech: Noun

A young unmarried woman; failure to hit, reach, etc.; Miss, a title of an unmarried woman.

Usage examples "miss":
  • But on your life do not miss him. - "The Sea-Hawk", Raphael Sabatini.
  • What can you mean, Miss Arden? - "Checkmate", Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
  • " I think I do," Miss Jardine replied. - "The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest", Harold Bindloss.