Is it the re-anent, as in "she tried the re-anent, but it did not work" or "he went to the re-anent but found it empty"?
Could it be there an ent, as in the Morningside pronunciation of "over there, an ant hill once stood"?
Or is it therean ent, an entrainment company specialising is metamorphosing into animals?
It is, of course, none of these things. It is simply a wonderful Scots word, used largely in legal (and ecclesiastical) circles:
adv. Scottish in reference to; concerning
It is one in a long line of such words, which are in a sad and steady decline in usage. This blog is named in a subtle attempt to keep alive that particular line of Scots Presbyterianese, the use of which would make our language much more vibrant, as the following tale illustrates: