auld lang syne” is Scottish-Gaelic for “old long since,” or, more idiomatically, “days gone by” or “time long past.
When she stands by the bedside of a dying Victor McLaglen and sings “auld Lang Syne,” it is an occasion for real tears.
Take this verse by famous Scottish poet Robert Burns in his famous Scottish poem “auld Lang Syne.”
New Years means Champagne, “auld Lang Syne,” and good college football.
But it was a time for everybody to join hands as we did on formerly Air Force One and sing "auld Lang Syne."
"It's just the like o' her the auld villain likes best," rejoined Christy.
Maist likely the auld ash-tree by the door has been stricken.
One was to pull down the auld wa's altogether; another was to clean it a' out like you.
Then he went briskly about his urgent business of finding auld Jock.
He then invited all hands present to join and sing "Should auld acquaintance be forgot?"