A*nenst" (#), A*nent" (#), prep. [OE. anent, anentis, anence, anens, anents, AS. onefen, onemn; an, on, on + efen even, equal; hence meaning, on an equality with, even with, beside. See Even, a.] [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
Over against; as, he lives anent the church.
About; concerning; in respect; as, he said nothing anent this particular.
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