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- v. Would not.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Would not.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A contraction of ne would, would not.
From Middle English nolde ("would not"), from Old English nalde, nolde, first and third person preterite of nyllan ("will not"), from ne- ("not") + wyllan ("will"). More at no, will. (Wiktionary)