verb (imperative) Obsolete.

begone: Aroint thee, varlet!

Origin of aroint

First recorded in 1595–1605; of uncertain origin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for aroint

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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