(ə-vônt′, ə-vänt′)
Hence; away.

[Middle English, forward, from Old French avant, from Latin abante : ab-, from; see ab-1 + ante, before; see ante-.]


sentence substitute
archaic go away! depart!
[C15: from Old French avant! forward!, from Late Latin ab ante forward, from Latin ab from + ante before]


(əˈvɔnt, əˈvɑnt)

adv. Archaic.
away; hence (used interjectionally).
[1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French avant to the front < Late Latin ab ante before. See ab-, ante-]
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I am not bound to do more; enchantments avaunt, and God uphold the right, the truth, and true chivalry
Contract award notice: plant protection avaunt 150ec or equivalent.
Plant protection Avaunt 150EC or equivalent in the amount of 19 l Insecticide
And then there are the biggest customers of DuPont in India-farmers who buy its insecticides, Avaunt and Rynaxypyr.
Other larvicides include diamides such as Altacon and Belt, sodium channel blockers such as Avaunt, and spinosyns such as Success, Entrust, and Delegate.
DuPont already offers popular pest control products in the kingdom such as the cross-spectrum Avaunt insecticide.
What's hot: Steward cotton insecticide; Crop Protection Plus; Avaunt fruit and vegetable insecticide.
Spokespersons/titles: Roxanne Gutschenritter, product manager, Crop Protection Plus; Lynn Loughary, product manager Avaunt & Steward insecticides; Jill Lucius, communications manager.
Here's the pang that pinches: His Highness having liv'd so long with her, and she So good a lady that no tongue could ever Pronounce dishonor of her--by my life, She never knew harm-doing--O, now after So many courses of the sun enthroned, Still growing in a majesty and pomp, the which To leave a thousandfold more bitter than `Tis sweet at first t' acquire--after this process, To give her the avaunt, it is a pity Would move a monster
In the name of Almyghti God and Saynt George, avaunt banarer
Contract notice: Plant protection avaunt 150ec or equivalent.
Satan avaunt, thou art man's enemy, Thou shalt not live amongst us so unseen, So to betray us to the Prince of Darkness: Satan avaunt, I do conjure thee hence.