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Rhymes with 'ant' or 'pant'.
ha'nt (plural ha'nts)
- (US) (especially southern American) Variant of haunt;
- Joe-Bob and Nelly swore up and down that the thing that pushed their pick-up into the ditch wasn't a big brown bear, but a spectral ha'nt, most likely Joe-Bob's deceased ex-wife.