What does the word accident mean?

Usage examples for accident

  1. How could she go and look up the place of the accident, and satisfy herself whether her father was-" " Matt!" – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  2. " But we have had an accident, and-" " An accident!" – Tom Swift and his Undersea Search or, The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic by Victor Appleton