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miscue (n.)

by 1873, in billiards, "failure to strike the ball properly with the cue; accidental slip of the cue at the moment of making a stroke, causing the tip to glance off the ball," from mis- (1) or perhaps miss (v.) + cue (n.2) in the billiards sense. General sense is attested by 1883.

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Definitions of miscue from WordNet

miscue (n.)
a faulty shot in billiards; the cue tip slips off the cue ball;
miscue (n.)
a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.;
Synonyms: slip / slip-up / parapraxis
From wordnet.princeton.edu