Pronunciation: (mis-kar'ē; for 1 also mis'kar"ē), [key]
—v.i., -ried, -ry•ing.
1. to have a miscarriage of a fetus.
2. to fail to attain the right or desired end; be unsuccessful: The plan miscarried.
3. to go astray or be lost in transit, as a letter.
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