Words to Your Mother: Avast
Yep. It's my belated "Talk Like a Pirate Day" entry. (The actual day was September 19th.)
Interestingly enough, it would appear that "avast" may also be Italian for stop or "enough". Unfortunately, I'm having trouble confirming this outside of Wiktionary. Perhaps it's imported from the English word, and thus not listed in most cross-language dictionaries.
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