Hap v. t. To clothe; to wrap.
The surgeon happed her up carefully. --Dr. J. Brown.
Hap, n. A cloak or plaid. [O. Eng. & Scot.]
Hap, n. That which happens or comes suddenly or unexpectedly; also, the manner of occurrence or taking place; chance; fortune; accident; casual event; fate; luck; lot.
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.
Hap, v. i. To happen; to befall; to chance.
Sends word of all that haps in Tyre. --Shak.
n : an accidental happening; "he recorded all the little haps
and mishaps of his life"
v : come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place
off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed
important" [syn: happen, go on, pass off, occur,
pass, fall out, come about, take place]