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contraction (context dated or colloquial English) (l en not)

Usage examples of "n't".

Blowing down the walls of Jer icho with rams' horns we' n't as difficult, in my opinion.

So I thought it might be a mistake all around, and everybody getting what was n't intended for him.

We should lose worlds of time, for we could n't go down-stairs or up, could n't go to bed, could n't rise, could n't wash, could n't dress, could n't stand up, could n't sit down, could n't even cross our legs, without calling a meeting first and explaining the case and passing resolutions, and getting consent.

Promising the boy his property was n't the way to set him to earning a fortune of his own.