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Not have it

Also, have none of; not or won’t or wouldn’t hear of. Not allow; refuse to tolerate, accept, or endure. For example, Mary wanted to have the reception at home, but her mother would not have it, or I’ll have none of your backtalk, or The minister wouldn’t hear of a change in the worship service. [ Late 1500s ]
The related not having any, for wanting no part of (as in Fund-raising? I’m not having any!) was first recorded in 1902.


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    [nuhth -er] /ˈnʌð ər/ adjective 1. Informal. a whole nother, an entirely different; a whole other. word formed from misdivision of another as a nother (see N for other examples), c.1300. From 14c.-16c. no nother is sometimes encountered as a misdivision of none other or perhaps as an emphatic negative; Old English had noðer as […]

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