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[uh-gawn, uh-gon] /əˈgɔn, əˈgɒn/
adverb, adjective, Archaic.
ago. Unabridged
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  • The woman Ipsukuk fell to weeping for a son lost long years agone in the ice, and the shaman made incantation and prophecy.

    The Faith of Men Jack London
  • Because when my father have arrived at his house, he is agone.

  • Gintlemen that came by the coach a while agone, and supping in the parlour now, sure.

  • He went forth half an hour agone with Mr. Vallancey and Sir Rowland.

    Mistress Wilding Rafael Sabatini
  • The Roger whom they found at last was very different from the Roger who had entered the lists but three days agone.

  • But the electors of Germany, in days agone, had a well-defined use.

  • Which very thing had been proved by my great predecessor, Dr. Grant, half a century agone.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • "I am deaf and dumb as you were, friend, a minute agone," spoke the little esquire.

    Robin Hood Paul Creswick
  • Now will I show you an adventure that befell some seventeen years agone, or twenty mayhap.

  • "The man that came upon her is still in town,—or was an hour agone," I replied.

    To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for agone


an archaic word for ago
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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