or ha'nt


verb (used with or without object), noun South Midland and Southern U.S.



Older Use.

a contraction of has not.
a contraction of have not.
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Examples from the Web for hant

Historical Examples of hant

  • I know you hant much patience, govnor, and be arlways in a hurry.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3)

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore

  • No, Ill pound it, that you hant, replied Sikes with a bitter grin.

  • He is a stout chap, like yourself, and can lent a hant; while, poor fellow!

    The Chainbearer

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • You membrs, she began after an ominous silence, ole man Gullys hant, doan yer?

    Bypaths in Dixie

    Sarah Johnson Cocke

  • I holt in my hant a little machine to blow us all high-sky if you are so unkind to be impolite.

    The Cup of Fury

    Rupert Hughes