verb (used with or without object), noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
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Examples from the Web for hant
No, Ill pound it, that you hant, replied Sikes with a bitter grin.Oliver Twist, Vol. III (of 3)|Charles Dickens
Sho de dead can hant you if war not good to dem wen dey is livin'.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
“I believe it is considered to possess one of those rare birds, a ‘hant,’” chuckled the professor.Nan Sherwood at Lakeview Hall|Annie Roe Carr
You membrs, she began after an ominous silence, ole man Gullys hant, doan yer?Bypaths in Dixie|Sarah Johnson Cocke
Dis heah chile ain't a gwine ter stay in no house wid a hant.Bee and Butterfly|Lucy Foster Madison