doan'

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doan'

  1. Eye dialect spelling of don't.
    • 1884: Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapter VIII
      "Doan' hurt me--don't! I hain't ever done no harm to a ghos'. I alwuz liked dead people, en done all I could for 'em. You go en git in de river agin, whah you b'longs, en doan' do nuffn to Ole Jim, 'at 'uz awluz yo' fren'."