Origin of mayhap
Related Words for mayhapperhaps, perchance, conceivable, credible, feasible, obtainable, conceivably, imaginably
Examples from the Web for mayhap
Historical Examples of mayhap
“Master Headley will give us work, mayhap,” said Stephen, turning to Tibble.
“Yet mayhap he might do something for thee, friend Ambrose,” added the armourer.
I thought that mayhap it might be as to who should have this feather-bed of thine.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
If we leave her alone, mayhap she will founder, and then how will the women be saved?Fair Margaret
H. Rider Haggard
"Why, mayhap there is some other cold fare therein," said the Beggar slyly.The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
- an archaic word for perhaps
Word Origin for mayhap
1530s, from phrase (it) may hap.