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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
interjection A*vaunt"
Begone; depart; -- a word of contempt or abhorrence, equivalent to the phrase “Get thee gone.”

Etymology: F. avant forward, fr. L. ab + ante before. Cf. Avant Advance

verb A*vaunt"
  1. To advance; to move forward; to elevate.(Obs)
  2. To depart; to move away.(Obs)
verb A*vaunt"
To vaunt; to boast.

Etymology: OF. avanter; àL. ad) + vanter. See Vaunt

noun A*vaunt"
A vaunt; to boast.

1275–1325; Middle English, from Old French avant (“to the front”).

  1. (obsolete) A vaunt; a boast.

avaunt was also found in the following language(s): Old French and Romansch

Fun Facts about the name Avaunt

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Past life for Avaunt born Mar 29, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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