or lang syne
- long since; long ago.
- time long past.
Origin of langsyne
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Examples from the Web for langsyne
In Norroway, langsyne, there lived a certain lady, and she had three dochters.The Blue Fairy Book
The very stones prate of Neptune's whereabouts in days of langsyne.
Weel, and ye shall hear; for my mother used to tell me the langsyne stories sae aft, that I can just repeat them in her ain words.
Come, bide whar ye are; ye'll aye be welcome for the sake o' langsyne.
Langsyne our chief sold our land further north—instead of it we got this glen.Merkland
- long ago; long since
- times long past, esp those fondly rememberedSee also auld lang syne
C16: Scottish: long since
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