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How did “to happen, rush” semantically shift to mean “to outfit oneself, fit in, arrange appropriately”?

The etymology of 'Geschichte' redirected me to that of the French adjective 'chic': [1.] From German schick ‎(“elegant”), [2.] from Middle High German schicken ‎(“to outfit oneself, fit in, ...