AWA'IT, v.t.

Literally, to remain, hold or stay.

1. To wait for; to look for, or expect.

Betwixt the rocky pillars, Gabriel sat,

Chief of the Angelic guards, awaiting night.

2. To be in store for; to attend; to be ready for; as, a glorious reward awaits the good.

, n. Ambush; in a state of waiting for.