What is Misdelivery?

Legal Definition
The delivery of property by a carrier or warehouseman to a person not authorized by the owner or person to whom the carrier or warehouseman is bound by his contract to deliver it. Cleveland, etc., R. Co. v. Potts, 33 Ind. App. 564, 71 N. E. 689; Forbes v. Boston & L. R. Co., 133 Mass. 156.
-- Black's Law Dictionary