or ha'nt

[ hant ]

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

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Other definitions for han't (2 of 2)

[ heynt ]

Older Use.
  1. a contraction of has not.

  2. a contraction of have not.

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How to use hant in a sentence

  • Ve neet noddings but ter stretch out mit der hant und der victory dake.

  • And ever since then we hant any of us done much but rest, for we were pretty much tired out.

    The Minister's Wooing | Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Dis heah chile ain't a gwine ter stay in no house wid a hant.

    Bee and Butterfly | Lucy Foster Madison
  • Frank, gif me your hant—I owe you money—t'ere ist a stockin' half full of tollars.

    The Chainbearer | J. Fenimore Cooper
  • They's a hant in em—he'll cum back sho'—yo' see—hants alers ac's like thet—then they sneaks back agin.

    The Red Debt | Everett MacDonald