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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Anenst  \A*nenst"\,  Anent  \A*nent"\,  prep.  [OE.  anent,  anentis 
  anence,  anens,  anents  AS  onefen  onemn  an  on  on  +  efen 
  even  equal;  hence  meaning,  on  an  equality  with  even  with 
  beside.  See  {Even},  a.]  [Scot.  &  Prov.  Eng.] 
  1.  Over  against;  as  he  lives  anent  the  church. 
  2.  About  concerning;  in  respect;  as  he  said  nothing  anent 
  this  particular.