Hap can mean:
* another name for Apis (Egyptian mythology), a bull-deity
* "Hap", a Thomas Hardy sonnet
* HAP, an acronym for:
** Hazardous air pollutant
** Health Administration Press, the publishing subsidiary of the American College of Healthcare Executives professional association
** High Assurance Platform, a National Security Agency framework for securing computing platforms
** Humanitarian Accountability Partnership, an international self-regulatory body for the humanitarian sector
* a nickname of:
** World War II American Air Force General Henry H. Arnold
** B. Kliban, an influential American cartoonist
** Hap Day, a National Hockey League (NHL) player, coach, and general manager; a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame
** Hap Emms, an NHL player, coach, general manager, and team owner
*** Hap Emms Memorial Trophy, awarded to the outstanding goaltender in the Memorial Cup, the championship of the Canadian Hockey League
** Hap Holmes, an NHL goaltender
*** Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award, given annually to the outstanding goaltender in the American Hockey League
** Hap Moran, a professional American football halfback
** Hap Myers, a Major League Baseball first baseman
** Hap Myers (ice hockey), a defenceman who played briefly in the NHL
** Hap Palmer, an American musician who composed for children
** Hap Sharp, an American race car driver
** Happy Loman, a character in Arthur Miller's play "Death of a Salesman"

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  • hap — hap1 [hap] Archaic n. [ME < ON happ, akin to OE (ge)hæp, convenient, suitable < IE base * kob , to be fitted to, suit > OIr cob, victory] 1. chance; luck; lot 2. an occurrence or happening, esp. an unfortunate one usually used in pl. vi …   English World dictionary

  • Hap — Hap, n. [Cf. {Hap} to clothe.] A cloak or plaid. [O. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hap — Hap, n. [Icel. happ unexpected good luck. [root]39.] That which happens or comes suddenly or unexpectedly; also, the manner of occurrence or taking place; chance; fortune; accident; casual event; fate; luck; lot. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Whether… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hap — Hap, v. i. [OE. happen. See {Hap} chance, and cf. {Happen}.] To happen; to befall; to chance. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Sends word of all that haps in Tyre. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hap — hap: hip som hap …   Dansk ordbog

  • Hap — (h[a^]p), v. t. [OE. happen.] To clothe; to wrap. [1913 Webster] The surgeon happed her up carefully. Dr. J. Brown. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hap|ly — «HAP lee», adverb. Archaic. by chance; perhaps …   Useful english dictionary

  • hap|pi|ly — «HAP uh lee», adverb. 1. in a happy manner; with pleasure, joy, and gladness: »She lives happily with her family. 2. by luck; with good fortune; fortunately: »Happily, I saved you from falling. SYNONYM(S): luckily …   Useful english dictionary

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