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Hants

[hants]
noun
  1. Hampshire(def 1).
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hant

or ha'nt

[hant]
verb (used with or without object), noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. haunt.
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Examples from the Web for hants

Historical Examples

  • Essex is good; London is good and Hants is good; but the trinity is not Territorial.

    Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2

    Ian Hamilton

  • "In Hants," said Paul, feeling he was on the verge of a discovery.

    The Opal Serpent

    Fergus Hume

  • The first was an islet in Somersetshire; the latter were in Hants.

  • Mr. Lee (U., Hants, Fareham) maintained that on the 60 per cent.

  • Josiah Byles, a saddler by trade, came from Winchester, Hants county.


British Dictionary definitions for hants

Hants

abbreviation for
  1. Hampshire
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