from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Nautical Used as a command to stop or desist.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- interj. hold fast!; desist!; stay!.
- interj. listen!; pay attention!.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- interj. Cease; stop; stay.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, stop! hold! cease! stay!
January 19, 2010 at 7: 37 AM avast is ok its always crashes my system when i load the program i have window media center
Krauthammer lands 'is shots sqare avast' is bow! redneck_hippie
Time was, you'd interview a pirate spokesman and every other word would be "avast" or "arrr."
Don't think I could keep up the 'avast's and 'me hearties' during all that time, sorry.
Souls too timid to say things like "avast" and "arrr" and "shiver me timbers" out loud in public can consider the comments thread a safe place to Post Like A Pirate all day.
But a sharp "avast" stopped them, and four or five cabin-boys gambolled out on it ashore.
In a few minutes the second mate came up, hallooing to us to "avast," and laughing.
Spend the day filling your posts with 'avast', 'it be ...' and general pirate mayhem.
The answer turned out to be "avast," revealing the wickedness of the puzzle maker because the clue and the answer don't exactly match.
June 08, 2009 at 1: 30 PM my suggestions: sdigsby pdigin mediamonkey songbird sugarsync dropbox avast avg