[mey-hap, mey-hap]
adverb Archaic.

1530–40; short for it may hap Unabridged
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mayhap (ˈmeɪˌhæp)
an archaic word for perhaps
[C16: shortened from it may hap]

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Word Origin & History

1530s, from phrase (it) may hap.
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Example sentences
Mayhap the good doctor never thought of that old saying, that the soul shines through the face and lights it.
Mayhap you have seen all this in the papers, little thinking who commanded the detach-ment.
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