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PERCHA’NCE. adv.

PERCHA'NCE. adv.

PERCHA’NCE. adv. [per and chance.] Perhaps; peradventure.
How long within this wood intend you stay?—
Perchance till after Theseus’ wedding day. Shakesp.
Finding him by nature little studious, she chuse rather to
endue him with ornaments of youth; as dancing and fenc-
ing, not without aim then perchance at a courtier’s life. Wotton.
Only Smithfield ballad perchance to embalm the memory
of the other. L’Estrange.