Meaning of misdeal

mis•deal

Pronunciation: (mis-dēl'), [key]
— v., n. -dealt, -deal•ing,
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to deal wrongly or incorrectly, esp. to deal the wrong number at cards.
—n.
  1. a deal in which the wrong number of cards have been distributed or in which the cards were dealt in the wrong order or manner, necessitating a new deal and the cancellation of any points made on the hand, sometimes with a penalty to the dealer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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