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mought

[mawt]
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South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. a simple past tense of may1.
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Examples from the Web for mought

Historical Examples

  • I reckon I mought ax you fer to take it to her, ef so be you could find her.

    Southern Lights and Shadows

    Various

  • "He mought do that yit," said Amos Brierwood, with grim significance.

    The Young Mountaineers

    Charles Egbert Craddock

  • "I—I rather thought you mought be wanting something," he said in words.

  • "We mought light the fires now, afore we finish planting Matt," said Kit.

    Field and Forest

    Oliver Optic

  • "You mought turn in and rest, then," replied Kit, as he left the block house.

    Field and Forest

    Oliver Optic