aroint thee

aroint thee

(əˈrɔɪnt) or

aroint ye

sentence substitute
archaic away! begone!
[C17: of unknown origin]
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Aroint thee, varlets (or words to that effect), quoth he, hinting that something unpleasant could happen to the 2003 Belgian Grand Prix, such as being dropped from the Formula One calendar, if these awkward varmints persisted in their folly.
Swithold footed thrice the 'old, He met the night-mare and her nine-fold, Bid her alight, And her troth plight, And aroint thee, witch, aroint thee