Definition of anighst in English:

anighst

Pronunciation /əˈnʌɪst/

preposition

rare
  • Near to, next to; on the near side of. In later use English regional, Australian, and (now only) Scottish and Newfoundland.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Probably from anigh + -st, after next, and by analogy with prepositional formations such as alongst, amidst, etc.