1. n. Luck, Chance, Fortune. From Anglo-Saxon 'Gehap': to fit
Der: Happy (Lucky), Happiness (Luckiness), Hapless (Luckless), Happen (To Come By Chance), Mishap (Bad Luck), Perhaps (For Luck(s))
2. n. (Haps) Present Situtations, News. lit:Happenings
A: "I just won a car!"
B: "My! You have come by great hap!"
"What are the haps, you guys?"