Hap



[hap] /hæp/

noun
1.
one’s luck or lot.
2.
an occurrence, happening, or accident.
verb (used without object), happed, happing.
3.
to happen:
if it so hap.
[hap, ap] /hæp, æp/ Chiefly Pennsylvania.
noun
1.
a comforter or quilt.
verb (used with object)
2.
to cover with or as with a comforter or quilt.
[hahp, khahp] /hɑp, xɑp/
noun
1.
.
[ahr-nld] /ˈɑr nld/
noun
1.
Benedict, 1741–1801, American general in the Revolutionary War who became a traitor.
2.
Sir Edwin, 1832–1904, English poet and journalist.
3.
Henry H (“Hap”) 1886–1950, U.S. general.
4.
Matthew, 1822–88, English essayist, poet, and literary critic.
5.
his father, Thomas, 1795–1842, English clergyman, educator, historian, and writer.
6.
Thurman Wesley
[thur-muh n] /ˈθɜr mən/ (Show IPA), 1891–1969, U.S. lawyer and writer.
7.
a town in E Missouri.
8.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “eagle” and “power.”.
/hæp/
noun (archaic)
1.
luck; chance
2.
an occurrence
verb haps, happing, happed
3.
(intransitive) an archaic word for happen
/hæp/
verb (transitive)
1.
to cover up; wrap up warmly
noun
2.
a covering of any kind
/ˈɑːnəld/
noun
1.
a town in N central England, in S Nottinghamshire. Pop: 37 402 (2001)
/ˈɑːnəld/
noun
1.
Sir Malcolm. 1921–2006, English composer, esp of orchestral works in a traditional idiom
2.
Matthew. 1822–88, English poet, essayist, and literary critic, noted particularly for his poems Sohrab and Rustum (1853) and Dover Beach (1867), and for his Essays in Criticism (1865) and Culture and Anarchy (1869)
3.
his father, Thomas. 1795–1842, English historian and educationalist, headmaster of Rugby School, noted for his reforms in public-school education
n.

c.1200, “chance, a person’s luck, fortune, fate;” also “unforeseen occurrence,” from Old Norse happ “chance, good luck,” from Proto-Germanic *khapan (source of Old English gehæp “convenient, fit”), from PIE *kob- “to suit, fit, succeed” (cf. Old Church Slavonic kobu “fate, foreboding, omen,” Old Irish cob “victory”). Meaning “good fortune” is from early 13c.
v.

“to happen,” mid-14c., from hap (n.) “chance.”

masc. proper name, from Old High German Arenwald, literally “having the strength of an eagle,” from arn “eagle” (see erne) + wald “power” (see wield).
hazardous air pollutant

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