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  • Lawd, we am mighty thankful foh all dat we hab receibed fum thy bounteefu' han's!

    Oklahoma Sunshine Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
  • Den he say, ‘Moonshine, gib me one glass grog, den I hab courage.’

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • Massa Will cotch him fuss, but had for to let him go gin mighty quick, I tell you—den was de time he must hab got de bite.

    The Short-story William Patterson Atkinson
  • Massa want to stop and fight, and den we hab to fight too, and get killed.

    Paddy Finn W. H. G. Kingston
  • Oh, oh, de wery day we hab dat beautiful grouper wid claret sauce at Massa Whiffie's.

    Tom Cringle's Log Michael Scott
  • Served my Master forty-five years and hab nuffin to show for it.

    Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals William H. Armstrong
  • Moye hab gone, sar—he'm gone and took Firefly (my host's five-thousand-dollar thorough-bred) wid him.

    Among the Pines James R. Gilmore
  • “Me no hab fire at head,” said Mafuta, with a disappointed look.

    Hunting the Lions R.M. Ballantyne
  • Den time to make a move; den Tom hab someting more to say about de wound.

    The Hero of Panama F. S. Brereton
  • “Me no hab a yell ob peace,” said Makarooroo, with a look of perplexity.

    The Gorilla Hunters R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for hab


Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for hab



A French-speaking resident of Quebec

[1980s+ Canadian; fr French habitant, ''a French settler or a descendant of one'']

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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