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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hap  \Hap\,  v.  t.  [OE.  happen.] 
  To  clothe;  to  wrap. 
 
  The  surgeon  happed  her  up  carefully.  --Dr.  J. 
  Brown. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hap  \Hap\,  n.  [Cf.  {Hap}  to  clothe.] 
  A  cloak  or  plaid.  [O.  Eng.  &  Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hap  \Hap\,  n.  [Icel.  happ  unexpected  good  luck.  [root]39.] 
  That  which  happens  or  comes  suddenly  or  unexpectedly;  also 
  the  manner  of  occurrence  or  taking  place  chance;  fortune; 
  accident;  casual  event;  fate;  luck;  lot  --Chaucer. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hap  \Hap\,  v.  i.  [OE.  happen.  See  {Hap}  chance,  and  cf 
  {Happen}.] 
  To  happen;  to  befall;  to  chance.  --Chaucer. 
 
  Sends  word  of  all  that  haps  in  Tyre.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hap 
  n  :  an  accidental  happening;  "he  recorded  all  the  little  haps 
  and  mishaps  of  his  life" 
  v  :  come  to  pass;  occur:  "What  is  happening?";  "The  meeting  took 
  place  off  without  an  incidence";  "Nothing  occurred  that 
  seemed  important"  [syn:  {happen},  {go  on},  {pass  off},  {occur}, 
  {pass},  {come  about},  {take  place}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  HAP 
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