[ hadst ]

  1. a 2nd person singular simple past tense of have.

  • Also had·dest [had-ist] /ˈhæd ɪst/ .

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How to use hadst in a sentence

  • Therefore the showers were withholden, and there was no lateward rain: thou hadst a harlot's forehead, thou wouldst not blush.

  • For if thou hadst walked in the way of God, thou hadst surely dwelt in peace for ever.

  • That is finished, Meer Sahib; thou saidst thou hadst another?

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  • hadst thou forgotten the promise of reward and free pardon which was offered for thy apprehension?

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  • hadst thou come before the snow had melted, then Mahanara had gone with thee.

British Dictionary definitions for hadst


/ (hædst) /

  1. archaic, or dialect (used with the pronoun thou) a singular form of the past tense (indicative mood) of have

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