Definition of Mischance. Meaning of Mischance. Synonyms of Mischance

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Definition of Mischance

Mischance
Mischance Mis*chance", n. [OE. meschance, OF. mescheance.] Ill luck; ill fortune; mishap. --Chaucer. Never come mischance between us twain. --Shak. Syn: Calamity; misfortune; misadventure; mishap; infelicity; disaster. See Calamity.
Mischance
Mischance Mis*chance", v. i. To happen by mischance. --Spenser.

Meaning of Mischance from wikipedia

- unprecedented situation, a grotesque situation, an almost unbelievable mischance. The corresponding acronym, GUBU, was coined by Conor Cruise O'Brien...
- tram from Westminster to Greenwich Park. The police concluded that "some mischance or miscalculation or some clumsy bungling" had caused the bomb to explode...
- nivver do well, Wokk's tha mowt, tha'll nivver gain owt, For harm an' mischance an' Yallery-Bro-wun, Tha's let out theesen from unner the sto-wun! ”...
- sol adieu, and as he spoke, Plunged headlong into the flood. "From no mischance the leap he took, But sought the realms beneath, Because he read in...
-  4. Near the end, too, came an unfortunate accident to Norman, a pure mischance, when he fell going for a heavy tackle, was taken from the field on a...
- following Drudwas' death: "Drudwas son of Tryffin, heavy his day through mischance and oppression --it was a misfortune to all-- the griffins slew him."...
- river's dim expanse Like some bold seer in a trance, Seeing all his own mischance With gl****y countenance Did she look to Camelot. And at the closing of...
- that are the best available sources of information. Loss of records by mischance and the p****age of time complicates reconstructing the actual count for...
- tray and lay down, resting his head on it. Then he noticed that by some mischance he had chosen Vanburgh's gossip-page in the Morning Despatch. He put in...
- have a metallic short circuit to ground but such faults can occur by mischance. In one type of transmission line protection, a "bolted fault" is deliberately...