Definition of anaunters
now dialectal, England
: on the chance that : lest
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Origin and Etymology of anaunters
Middle English anaunter (from an—from Old English, variant of on— + aunter, variant of aventure adventure) + -s — more at adventure
First Known Use: 13th century
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