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See also: vânt
- Eye dialect spelling of want.
1890, John Habberton, All He Knew:
- "Come, now, deacon," said the shopkeeper, abruptly dropping the cat, "you can turn up your nose at my ideas all you vant, but you mustn't turn it up at my shurch.
1922, Various, Best Short Stories:
- "Ay vant to get married," blushed Pete, who is by way of being a Scandinavian.
1992 January 17, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “Sex and Drugs and Death and Writing”, Chicago Reader:
- His boss, A.J. Cohen, is livid: "You vant I should spit right in your face!?