happenchance


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hap·pen·chance

 (hăp′ən-chăns′)
n.
A happenstance.

happenchance

(ˈhæpənˌtʃɑːns)
n
a fluke or a coincidental event
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happenchance

noun
An unexpected random event:
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I dismissed the first rude cow that dashed across the field as a happenchance heifer.
Victor DeNoble's happenchance discovery of an addictive ingredient in cigarettes prompted an avalanche of reactions.
However, happenchance led us to find previous expositions.
Lawyers for Steven Leslie Brown, who was jailed for at least 30 years for the horrific murders of David McIlwaine, 18, and Andrew Robb, 19, insisted Burcombe was no "hapless, happenchance bystander".
The happenchance astounded Savaikie, who recognizes dozens of species by their call alone and has spent years tracking the owl.
And from the middle of February it's Chinese New Year of the Pig - which happenchance is my own Oriental birth sign, although it seems they somehow calculate this from the time of conception - ahem - rather than the moment we come mewling into the world, so it isn't worth a tinker's cuss to us, so to speak.
By happenchance I stumbled onto one of the better kept secrets of the American Revolution: that tens of thousands of slaves flocked to the British lines when they were promised freedom for supporting the King, precipitating the biggest single act of slave rebellion in modern history.