Definition for hants (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
Examples from the Web for hants
The bishop of Lichfield and Coventry had the custody of all the lands and tenements in the county of Hants.The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple|Charles G. Addison
It was to perform the office of hangman in a small country town in Hants by the name of Kenalham.Daisy Ashford: Her Book|Daisy Ashford
It is also levied upon the inhabitants of the New Forest, in Hants, for the right of cutting peat and turf for fuel.Curious Epitaphs|William Andrews
She did not characterize them as "hants" but spoke of them throughout as ghosts.
In 1880 he was returned to parliament as a Liberal for Christchurch, Hants, but lost his seat in 1885.