One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person, nation, etc., that has little or nothing of something, especially money or material possessions; a poor or disadvantaged person, nation, etc. Frequently in plural Contrasted with have, have-got.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Charles Jarvis (1675–1739), portrait painter and translator. From have + not.
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