Roint
Roint \Roint\, interj. See {Aroint}. [1913 Webster]

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  • roint — ˈrȯint transitive verb Etymology: by shortening dialect chiefly England : aroint …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|roint — …   Useful 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 — A*roint , v. t. To drive or scare off by some exclamation. [R.] Whiskered cats arointed flee. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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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