Aroint



begone:
Aroint thee, varlet!
Historical Examples

You shall not make a poetry cocktail out of Tennyson and Coleridge, and jam it down my throat; or I’ll aroint myself.
The Clarion Samuel Hopkins Adams

It has been suggested that the singular expression, “aroint, thee, witch!”
Trees. A Woodland Notebook Herbert Maxwell

Since ‘aroint thee, witch,’ is your creed, I think you had better try him.
The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain William Carleton

That aroint is equivalent to away, begone, seems to be agreed, though its etymology is uncertain.
Folk-lore of Shakespeare Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer

v.

intransitive verb, c.1600, used by Shakespeare (only in imperative: “begone!”), obsolete and of obscure origin. “[T]he subject of numerous conjectures, none of which can be said to have even a prima facie probability.” [OED]

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