List to what I say—follow every word—I am going to bring that morning back again, every hap just as it happened.
"hap yourself well," he had said when they crossed the gangway on to the boat.
I am rather surprised myself; but I'll do it, I'm determined, hap what will.
Uncle Jack often calls them hap and Hazard, and that is the only difference between them.
Captain hap was wiser in his generation than the child of light.
But on hap's shoulders rests the output for our entire department.
“Well nigh all such as could hap, Madam,” said Le Despenser wearily.
Now then, Agnes Love, cast that over you, and hap it close to keep you warm.
Many a long year has run by since that, and yet he has never come back to hap House.
I never know what that signifieth: and I have seen it to hap aforetime.
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.
"to happen," mid-14c., from hap (n.) "chance."