- A chance or random event or circumstance.
Etymology: (blend, happening, circumstance).
- 1964, w:Goldfinger (film), Goldfinger,
- :<span style="font-variant:small-caps">James Bond:</span> Once is , twice is coincidence, three times is enemy action.
- The chance or random quality of an event or circumstance; often in the phrase by happenstance.
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