The verb “misle” is a back-formation from a misinterpretation of “misled,” i.e., mis-led, i.e., to have been led astray. Because it looks rather like a simple +d past verbal form, it can also be read as mizzled, i.e., to have been the victim of a misling. And, of course, if one reads it thus, one has.
Misling is taken from Quine’s Quiddities
See also: Whitney