Per`ad*ven"ture (?), adv. & conj. [OE. per aventure, F. par aventure. See Per, and Adventure.]

By chance; perhaps; it may be; if; supposing.

"If peradventure he speak against me."

Shak.

Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city. Gen. xviii. 24.

 

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Per`ad*ven"ture, n.

Chance; hap; hence, doubt; question; as, proved beyond peradventure.

South.

 

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