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"Nay, I scarce think that they would have mishandled you so," said Alleyne in surprise.

So when poor Poetry is mishandled, even now I feel as unhappy as I did about the thief.

A mishandled slave can leave his master and demand the protection of another.

In all my years of wrestling I have never been mishandled so cruelly.

Yet again, if she were guilty, how did it happen that she had been so mishandled by her accomplices?

The people who have been mishandled by fortune show no mercy when they get the chance of revenge.

Freight was mislaid and mishandled; it was frequently very vexing.

They dragged him off the horse and buffeted and mishandled him into the hut.

As a child he had been affronted and mishandled—as a boy—as a young man.

The idle hombre had mishandled the reins, and I could get no pull.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, from mis- (1) + handle (v.). Related: Mishandled; mishandling.

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