Origin of sinsyne

1325–75; Scots and Northern dialect sin subsequent to, after (Middle English, variant of sithen, Old English siththan sith) + syne; replacing Middle English (Scots) sensyne (sen, variant of sethen, variant of sithen; see since) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for sinsyne

Historical Examples of sinsyne

  • We were all back, changed, and at table by lunch time, 11 A.M.  Nor have any of us been the worse for it sinsyne.

    Vailima Letters

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • There was never the wale of him sinsyne, and it's a question wi' mony if there ever was his like afore.

    David Balfour, Second Part

    Robert Louis Stevenson