Hap

Definition of Hap

Pronunciation: hăp
v. t.1.To clothe; to wrap.
The surgeon happed her up carefully.
- Dr. J. Brown.
n.1.A cloak or plaid.
1.That which happens or comes suddenly or unexpectedly; also, the manner of occurrence or taking place; chance; fortune; accident; casual event; fate; luck; lot.
Whether art it was or heedless hap.
- Spenser.
Cursed be good haps, and cursed be they that build
Their hopes on haps.
- Sir P. Sidney.
Loving goes by haps:
Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To happen; to befall; to chance.
Sends word of all that haps in Tyre.
- Shak.

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