mislaid property


mislaid property
Property which the owner has voluntarily parted with, with the intention of retrieving it later, but which cannot now be found. Does not include intentionally hidden property, and is distinguished from "lost" property which the owner has parted with casually and involuntarily. Rofrano v. Duffy, C.A.N.Y., 291 F.2d 848, 850.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.