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mayn't

[mey-uh nt, meynt]
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  1. contraction of may not.
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Examples from the Web for maynt

Historical Examples

  • It may be; we maynt have, said Mrs. Aldesey, cheerfully; but she was not liking it.

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • Why maynt I stay, Mother—if youre going to talk about my trip?

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • But though you take care of everyone, anyone may thank you, too, maynt they?

    Adrienne Toner

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • But you see Im not a married woman, Nora retorted, so I maynt have your privileges.

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    Roi Cooper Megrue

  • I am twenty-four, and I maynt read the books which Berthe can read at eighteen.


British Dictionary definitions for maynt

mayn't

contraction of
  1. may not
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