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happenchance

[hap-uh n-chans, -chahns]
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noun
  1. happenstance.
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Origin of happenchance

First recorded in 1875–80; happen + chance
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Examples from the Web for happenchance

Historical Examples

  • I made up my mind, all of a sudden, to extend this of ours to Happenchance.

    Frank Merriwell, Junior's, Golden Trail

    Burt L. Standish

  • You hired him to go to Happenchance after the stuff you had left there?

  • The way this Brady falls afoul of us don't look like a happenchance, and yet I can't make anything else out of it.

    Motor Matt's Hard Luck

    Stanley R. Matthews

  • A good deal of the night has gone, anyway, and I guess we can stick out the rest of it in Happenchance.

  • Leaving the old house, they hurried to the spring, which they had located on their previous visit to Happenchance.