avast

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a·vast

 (ə-văst′)
interj. Nautical
Used as a command to stop or desist.

[From Middle Dutch hou vast, hold fast : hou, houd, imperative of houden, to hold + vast, fast; see past- in Indo-European roots.]

avast

(əˈvɑːst)
sentence substitute
(Nautical Terms) nautical stop! cease!
[C17: perhaps from Dutch hou'vast hold fast]

a•vast

(əˈvæst, əˈvɑst)
imperative verb. Naut.
(used as a command to stop or cease).
[1675–85; perhaps < Dutch houdvast hold fast]
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