- By some chance; perhaps: I may percase use less diligence to serve and gain more quietness nextMore example sentences
- There were some things requisite in the manner of the levy for the better strengthening of the same, which percase could not be done without parliament.
- He laughed exceedingly, diverse times clapping his hands on his thighs for joy: percase to shadow out the delight, that both himself, and sinners take in their sins.
- I read your grace's great letters, and would have laid them up without further answer, were it not that, percase, my so doing might be mistaken.
late Middle English: from Old French par cas 'by chance'.