aroint\ thee

aroint\ thee
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  • aroint thee — (Shakespeare) Away, begone • • • Main Entry: ↑aroint …   Useful english dictionary

  • aroint thee — /əˈrɔɪnt ði/ (say uh roynt dhee) interjection Archaic avaunt! begone! {first recorded in Shakespeare; origin unknown} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aroint — A*roint ([.a]*roint ), interj. [Cf. Prov. E. rynt, rynt thee, roynt, or runt, terms used by milkmaids to a cow that has been milked, in order to drive her away, to make room for others; AS. r[=y]man to make room or way, fr. r[=u]m room. The final …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aroint — verb /əˈrɔɪnt/ to dispel, to drive away , 1605: And aroint thee, witch, aroint thee! William Shakespeare, King Lear III.iv …   Wiktionary

  • aroint — əˈrȯint verb Etymology: origin unknown verb imperative : begone used with reflexive thee aroint thee, witch Shakespeare transitive verb ed/ ing/ s : to drive away by or as if by an exclamation or curse …   Useful english dictionary

  • aroint — verb imperative Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1605 archaic begone < aroint thee, witch Shakespeare > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aroint — /euh roynt /, imperative verb. Obs. begone: Aroint thee, varlet! [1595 1605; of uncert. orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • aroint — a•roint [[t]əˈrɔɪnt[/t]] imperative verb. Obs. cvb begone: Aroint thee, varlet![/ex] • Etymology: 1595–1605; of uncert. orig …   From formal English to slang

  • aroint — [ə roint′] vt. [< ?; earliest known occurrence in Shakespeare s Macbeth (I, iii, 6)] Obs. begone; avaunt: usually followed by thee: used in the imperative …   English World dictionary

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