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. rman to make room or way, fr. rm 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.

 

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A*roint", v. t.

To drive or scare off by some exclamation.

[R.] "Whiskered cats arointed flee." Mrs. Browning.

 

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