aroint

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aroint (third-person singular simple present aroints, present participle arointing, simple past and past participle arointed)

  1. (archaic) to dispel, to drive away
    • 1605, William Shakespeare, King Lear III.iv
      And aroint thee, witch, aroint thee!
    • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
      Whiskered cats arointed flee,
      Sturdy stoppers keep from thee
      Cologne distillations.

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