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 Arod,Aron’teus (4 syl.), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Aroint thee.
 
Get ye gone, be off. In Cheshire they say, rynt ye, witch; and milk-maids say to their cows when they have done milking them, rynt ye, (or ’roint) my beauties; but it is doubtful whether this is connected with the word in question.   1
 


 Arod,Aron’teus (4 syl.), 

 
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