adverb, preposition, conjunction Scot. and North England.
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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|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|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|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
Ay, it micht mak them humble to see hoo foolish they are syne.
"Weel, it's forty-one years syne come Michaelmas," said Jess.