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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. About; concerning; in respect; as, he said nothing anent this particular. [1913 Webster]