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,...
- The Mischances of a Photographer is a 1908 French short silent film by Georges Méliès. In the United States, it was sold by Méliès's Star Film Company...
- is given something for the child's eyes, usually an ointment; through mischance, or sometimes curiosity, she uses it on one or both of her own eyes. At...
- 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! In...
- (1908) The Woes of Roller Skaters (1908) Love and Mol****es (1908) The Mischances of a Photographer (1908) The Indian Sorcerer (1908) A Tricky Painter's...
- to William but the tapestry does not suggest any specific purpose. By mischance, Harold arrives at the wrong location in France and is taken prisoner...
- 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...
- 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...
- positioned to do so—Gerald F. Bogan's Task Group 38.2 (TG 38.2)—was by mischance the weakest of the groups, containing only one large carrier—USS Intrepid—and...
- camera windows were covered by lens caps that popped off after descent. By mischance Venera 14 measured the compressibility of the lens caps instead, as these...
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