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ayont

/ əˈjɒnt /

adverb

  1. beyond


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ayont1

a, from Old English an on + yont yon
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Example Sentences

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.

I canna pay for possets an' puddins recommended by auld wives; an' a doctor is far ayont my degree or ability.

I have a good mind to make verses on you all, to the tune of “Three guid fellows ayont the glen.”

Jim Steadman, one of your lordship's foresters, saw the Captain running down the wood ayont the garden walls.

He is in compact wi' the deil, and can do things far ayont the power o' mortal man.

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