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EtymologyEdit

had +‎ -n't

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hadn't

  1. (informal) had not (negative auxiliary[1])

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Arnold M. Zwicky and Geoffrey K. Pullum, Cliticization vs. Inflection: English n’t, Language 59 (3), 1983, pp. 502-513