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8 definitions found
 for Hap
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hap \Hap\ (h[a^]p), v. t. [OE. happen.]
     To clothe; to wrap.
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           The surgeon happed her up carefully.     --Dr. J.
                                                    Brown.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hap \Hap\, n. [Cf. Hap to clothe.]
     A cloak or plaid. [O. Eng. & Scot.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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           Whether art it was or heedless hap.      --Spenser.
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           Cursed be good haps, and cursed be they that build
           Their hopes on haps.                     --Sir P.
                                                    Sidney.
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           Loving goes by haps:
           Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hap \Hap\, v. i. [OE. happen. See Hap chance, and cf.
     Happen.]
     To happen; to befall; to chance. --Chaucer.
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           Sends word of all that haps in Tyre.     --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hap
      n 1: an accidental happening; "he recorded all the little haps
           and mishaps of his life"
      v 1: come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place
           off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed
           important" [syn: happen, hap, go on, pass off,
           occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  97 Moby Thesaurus words for "hap":
     accident, accidentality, actuarial calculation, adventitiousness,
     adventure, be found, be met with, be realized, bechance, befall,
     betide, break, bundle up, casualness, casualty, chance, chance hit,
     circumstance, come, come about, come along, come down, come off,
     come to pass, come true, contingency, contingent, destiny, develop,
     episode, event, eventuate, experience, fact, fall, fate, fluke,
     flukiness, fortuitousness, fortuity, fortune, freak accident,
     gamble, go, go off, good fortune, good luck, happen, happen along,
     happen by chance, happening, happenstance, happy chance, hazard,
     heedless hap, how they fall, incident, indeterminacy,
     indeterminateness, law of averages, long odds, long shot, lot,
     luck, lucky shot, matter of fact, moira, muffle, occasion, occur,
     occurrence, opportunity, particular, pass, pass off, phenomenon,
     pop up, portion, principle of indeterminacy, probability,
     problematicness, random sample, reality, risk, run of luck,
     serendipity, statistical probability, take place, the breaks,
     theory of probability, transpire, turn of events, turn up,
     uncertainty, uncertainty principle, whatever comes, wrap up
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  HAP
         Host Access Protocol (RFC 907/1221)
         

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  HAP. An old word which signifies to catch; as, "to hap the rent," to hap the 
  deed poll." Techn. Dict. h.t. 
  
  

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