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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chance  \Chance\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chanced};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Chancing}.] 
  To  happen,  come  or  arrive,  without  design  or  expectation. 
  ``Things  that  chance  daily.''  --Robynson  (More's  Utopia). 
 
  If  a  bird's  nest  chance  to  be  before  thee.  --Deut. 
  xxii.  6. 
 
  I  chanced  on  this  letter.  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  Often  used  impersonally;  as  how  chances  it? 
 
  How  chance,  thou  art  returned  so  soon?  --Shak. 




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