Definition of Aroint. Meaning of Aroint. Synonyms of Aroint

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Definition of Aroint

Aroint
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 t is perh. for ta, for thou. Cf. Room space.] Stand off, or begone. [Obs.] Aroint thee, witch, the rump-fed ronyon cries. --Shak.
Aroint
Aroint A*roint", v. t. To drive or scare off by some exclamation. [R.] ``Whiskered cats arointed flee.' --Mrs. Browning.

Meaning of Aroint from wikipedia

- date in late 1606 is the first witch's dialogue about a sailor's wife: "'Aroint thee, witch!' the rump-fed ronyon cries./Her husband's to Aleppo gone, master...
- finally, to my thinking it would be base flattery to call them immoral. Aroint thee, wench! I sorrow for the vagabond student of the Latin Quarter now...
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