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would + nae
- (Scotland) Contraction of would not.
2009 January 24, Simon Hattenstone, “Sir Fred, just say sorry”, The Guardian:
- If I was to lose my job and not be able to pay my mortgage they would take my house away, they wouldnae say, 'Well, sorry about that but here's a big payoff anyway.