[ heynt ]
/ heɪnt /
Nonstandard Older Use.
ain't; have not; has not.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of hain't
1830–40, Americanism; originally contraction of have not, has not (with loss of consonant and compensatory lengthening of a); influenced in use by ain't
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British Dictionary definitions for hain't
/ (heɪnt) archaic, or dialect /
has not, have not, or is not
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