How to use langsyne in a sentence
Auld lang syne” is Scottish-Gaelic for “old long since,” or, more idiomatically, “days gone by” or “time long past.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO) | Kevin Fallon | December 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Take this verse by famous Scottish poet Robert Burns in his famous Scottish poem “Auld Lang Syne.”Up to a Point: A Free Scotland Would Be a Hilarious Disaster | P. J. O’Rourke | September 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When she stands by the bedside of a dying Victor McLaglen and sings “Auld Lang Syne,” it is an occasion for real tears.Shirley Temple Survived Being the Biggest Child Star of All Time With Wit and Grace | Malcolm Jones | February 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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."
I'm thinking—I'll just come—and cuik till ye a wee—for auld lang syne—thretty schelln the day—an' ye'll buy the flesh o' me.It Is Never Too Late to Mend | Charles Reade
Mickle thocht we o' the gentles ayont the sea, an' sair grat we for a' frien's we kent lang syne in oor ain countree.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland | Kate Douglas Wiggin
As the ship began to move a band on the shade-deck struck up "Auld Lang Syne," and immediately the floodgates were unlocked.The Relief of Mafeking | Filson Young
Then Auld Lang Syne was sung, and the men of various units played to their billets by their pipers.The History of the 51st (Highland) Division 1914-1918 | Frederick William Bewsher
Old affections sprang up anew between my friend and myself as we talked of auld lang syne.Recollections of a Long Life | John Stoughton
British Dictionary definitions for langsyne
long ago; long since
times long past, esp those fondly remembered: See also auld lang syne
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