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Definition of Mischief
MischiefMischief Mis"chief, n. [OE. meschef bad result, OF. meschief;
pref. mes- (L. minus less) + chief end, head, F. chef chief.
See Minus, and Chief.]
1. Harm; damage; esp., disarrangement of order; trouble or
vexation caused by human agency or by some living being,
intentionally or not; often, calamity, mishap; trivial
evil caused by thoughtlessness, or in sport. --Chaucer.
Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs. --Ps. lii. 2.
The practice whereof shall, I hope, secure me from
many mischiefs. --Fuller.
2. Cause of trouble or vexation; trouble. --Milton.
The mischief was, these allies would never allow
that the common enemy was subdued. --Swift.
To be in mischief, to be doing harm or causing annoyance.
To make mischief, to do mischief, especially by exciting
To play the mischief, to cause great harm; to throw into
Syn: Damage; harm; hurt; injury; detriment; evil; ill.
Usage: Mischief, Damage, Harm. Damage is an injury
which diminishes the value of a thing; harm is an
injury which causes trouble or inconvenience; mischief
is an injury which disturbs the order and consistency
of things. We often suffer damage or harm from
accident, but mischief always springs from perversity
Mischief Mis"chief, v. t.
To do harm to. [Obs.] --Milton.
Meaning of Mischief from wikipedia
or malicious mischief
is the specific
name for different criminal offenses
in a number
is an offense against property
that does not involve
may also refer
(1931 film), a British comedy
is a hip hop group
from Oakland, California, that is also part of the hip hop collective
Hieroglyphics. The Souls
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is a 1985 American
Doug McKeon, Chris
Preston. The film was directed
by Mel Damski...
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of statutory interpretation traditionally applied
courts. The other
two are the "plain meaning
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- White Mischief
is a 1987 British
by Michael Radford
and starring Greta
Dance, Joss Ackland, Sarah
- Mischief Theatre
is a British theatre company specialising
in comedy. The company
in 2008 by a group
from The London Academy
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reef; Vietnamese: Đá Vành Khăn) is a reef/atoll surrounding...
- Mischief Night
is an informal holiday
on which children
and teenagers engage
and vandalism. It is known
by a variety
of names including
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