Definitions

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  • have not

Etymologies

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have +‎ nae

Examples

  • They were sitting on a fl at rock beside the river when a truculent voice behind them said, “I hope ye havenae been fi shing this river, Macbeth.”

    Death of a Dentist

  • "They havenae the gift of far-seeing," said the Chief, gloomily proud of his own prophetic powers.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • "And then," said Alan, "the little man with the red head -- I havenae mind of the name that he is called."

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • So they were had into the palace and showed the whole art of the sword for two hours at a stretch, before King George and Queen Carline, and the Butcher Cumberland, and many more of whom I havenae mind.

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • "I would have ye to remark, sir," said Alan, "that I havenae broken bread for near upon ten hours, which will be worse for the breath than any brose in Scotland."

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • Them that havenae dipped their hands in any little difficulty, should be very mindful of the case of them that have.

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • "Ye havenae surely thought of that?" said they, with such innocent earnestness, that my hands dropped at my side and I despaired of argument.

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • Do ye think I havenae broken my heart to have these braws

    Merry Men

  • ‘Impetuous, insolent, unquenchable,’ a condoner of murder (for ‘them that havenae dipped their hands in any little difficulty should be very mindful of the case of them that have’), a confirmed gambler, as quarrel – some as a turkey – cock, and as vain and sensitive as a child, Alan Breek is one of the most lovable characters in all literature; and his penetration — a great part of which he learned, to take his own account of it, by driving cattle ‘through a throng lowland country with the black soldiers at his tail’ — blossoms into the most delightful reflections upon men and things.

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • I havenae been lucky in love ei\expndtw-5 ther. "\cf0\expndtw0\par

    Poem About Never Growing Up

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