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would + -n't
- Contraction of would not.
- 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 6, Mr. Pratt's Patients:
- She was so mad she wouldn't speak to me for quite a spell, but at last I coaxed her into going up to Miss Emmeline's room and fetching down a tintype of the missing Deacon man.