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gane

/ɡen/
verb
1.
the past participle of gae
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • But it concerns me mair aboot Francie nor my leddy: what's to come o' him when a' 's gane?

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • Ye kinge with alle his courtlie trane Is spurring on your plaice to gane.

    The English Spy Bernard Blackmantle
  • I ken him as weel as if I had gane through him wi' a lighted candle.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • My gudesire was like a man in a dream—he looked for the stranger, but he was gane for the time.

    Red Gauntlet Sir Walter Scott
  • Ay, he tellt her aboot me, an' hoo I had gane and droont mysel'.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • I think this second pda should be restored by the insertion of gane after nikhile.

    The Gtakaml rya Sra
  • But I said to them, let life gang when gude fame is gane before it.

  • Sin' the Rhymer's days, the spirit o' true warlockry is gane.

  • His arm hurts him sairly, and I was noticing that the fish had gane to deep waters.

    Christine Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • Her days were gane,” said Elva; “and where were the daughters?

    Witch Stories

    E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton

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