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hain't

[heynt] /heɪnt/
Nonstandard Older Use.
1.
ain't; have not; has not.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; orig. contraction of have not, has not (with loss of consonant and compensatory lengthening of a); influenced in use by ain't
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British Dictionary definitions for hain't

hain't

/heɪnt/
contraction
1.
has not, have not, or is not
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