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[wahd-nuh] /ˈwɑd nə/
contraction of would not.
Origin of wadna
wad, variant of would1 + na Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • What is there I wadna dee to clear him—that is, to ken him innocent o' ony wrang til her!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • I wish Bobby could bide i' the kirkyaird, but they wadna let 'im.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • Weel, a' wadna gang quite sae faur as to say that; but a' doot ye hay'na exactly hit.

  • You wadna have me to believe, Captain Smith, that the lady does not prefer you to him?

  • "If I didna think I had got ower't I wadna hae been here the nicht," said the son.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • “Na, she wadna set the tog at a man, Hahmeesh,” said Andrew with a sly grin.

    Steve Young George Manville Fenn
  • And I wadna be some at the Judgment Day when come up the beguiled, self-drownit lassies!

    Foes Mary Johnston
  • She wanted to see ta young Chief, and they wadna let her come.

    Three Boys George Manville Fenn
  • Yes, I'm fond o' her, an' there's naething I wadna dae for her.

    The Guinea Stamp Annie S. Swan
  • Gin there war a God, wadna it jist be sae—that we cudna prove him to be, I mean?'

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald

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