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[hey, ha] /heɪ, hæ/
verb (used with object), auxiliary verb, Scot.


hereditary angioedema: a nonallergic form of angioedema. Unabridged
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  • You will find it in the Museum, "I hae been at Crookie-den," etc.

  • I trust they'll be worthy o' the feet that God made, and that hae to be shod by me.

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • I'll be ben mysel' in a meenute or twa to hae a crack wi' her.

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • And maybe I hae been ower lang in comin to that same plainness!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • Then I should hae objections—mair nor ane—to put to the fore!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • I hae seen the lassie ance mair, and she's better and bonnier nor ever!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • Ye haena sae muckle to be ashamet o' as I hae, sir: it was a' my wyte!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • But they're only savage fowk, I'm thinkin, 'at hae hardly begun to be men ava!

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British Dictionary definitions for hae


/heɪ; /
a Scot variant of have
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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an attempt to represent the Scottish pronunciation of have.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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