Definition of Avaunt

1. interj. Begone; depart; -- a word of contempt or abhorrence, equivalent to the phrase "Get thee gone."



2. v. t. & i. To advance; to move forward; to elevate.

3. v. t. & i. To vaunt; to boast.

4. n. A vaunt; to boast.

Definition of Avaunt

1. Interjection. (archaic) Begone; depart; a word of contempt or abhorrence, equivalent to the phrase "Get thee gone." ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A vaunt; a boast. ¹

3. Verb. (obsolete) To advance; to move forward; to elevate. ¹

4. Verb. (obsolete) To depart; to move away. ¹

5. Verb. (archaic) To vaunt; to boast. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Avaunt

1. used as an order of dismissal [interj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avaunt

avaritia
avarous
avas
avascular
avascular necroses
avascular necrosis
avascularities
avascularity
avascularization
avast
avatar
avatarhood
avatars
avaunce
avaunt (current term)
avaunted
avaunting
avauntour
avauntours
avaunts
ave
avel
aveled
aveling
avellan
avellane
avels
aven
avena

Literary usage of Avaunt

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1. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1901)
"... stir les nouns les avaunt diz Sire Jordan e ses heirs, en mun noun, fetes avaunt la Seint Johan avaunt dit, Jco graunt, pur moey, e pur touz mes heirs, ..."

2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Alternate Follies take the sway ; Man was made to Mour Who but owns their magic sway, Libra's equal sway, avaunt, away ! the cruel sway, A slave to love's ..."

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