- That which happens; an occurrence or happening, especially an unexpected, random, chance, or fortuitous event; chance; fortune; luck.
- (Britain, Scotland, dialect) A wrap, such as a quilt or a comforter. Also, a small or folded blanket placed on the end of a bed to keep feet warm.
- (intransitive, literary) to happen; to befall; to chance.
- (dialect) To wrap or clothe.
- (transitive, literary) To happen to.