/ (əˈjɒnt) /
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Word Origin for ayont
a, from Old English an on + yont yon
Words nearby ayont
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How to use ayont in a sentence
Mickle thocht we o' the gentles ayont the sea, an' sair grat we for a' frien's we kent lang syne in oor ain countree.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
I canna pay for possets an' puddins recommended by auld wives; an' a doctor is far ayont my degree or ability.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX|Alexander Leighton
I have a good mind to make verses on you all, to the tune of “Three guid fellows ayont the glen.”The Complete Works of Robert Burns: Containing his Poems, Songs, and Correspondence.|Robert Burns and Allan Cunningham
Jim Steadman, one of your lordship's foresters, saw the Captain running down the wood ayont the garden walls.The Weird of the Wentworths, Vol. 1|Johannes Scotus
He is in compact wi' the deil, and can do things far ayont the power o' mortal man.The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)|James Hogg