Langsyne
Langsyne \Lang`syne"\, adv. & n. [Scot. lang long + syne since.] Long since; long ago. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • langsyne — [laŋ′sīn′, laŋ′zīn′] adv. [Scot < lang, LONG1 + syne, since, contr. < sithen, SINCE] Scot. long since; long ago n. Scot. the long ago; bygone days: Also lang syne …   English World dictionary

  • langsyne — I noun past times remembered with nostalgia • Syn: ↑auld langsyne, ↑old times, ↑good old days • Hypernyms: ↑past, ↑past times, ↑yesteryear …   Useful english dictionary

  • langsyne — /lang zuyn , suyn /, Scot. adv. 1. long since; long ago. n. 2. time long past. Also, lang syne. [1490 1500; LANG + SYNE] * * * …   Universalium

  • langsyne — adverb Yesteryear, in the old days, some time ago …   Wiktionary

  • langsyne — adv. long ago (Scottish) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • langsyne — lang•syne or lang syne [[t]ˌlæŋˈzaɪn, ˈsaɪn[/t]] Scot. 1) scot. long since; long ago 2) scot. time long past • Etymology: 1490–1500; lang, Scots form of long I+syne …   From formal English to slang

  • langsyne — /læŋˈsaɪn/ (say lang suyn) Scottish –adverb 1. long since; long ago. –noun 2. time long past. {lang long + syne, contraction of Middle English sithen, Old English siþan since} …   Australian English dictionary

  • auld langsyne — noun past times remembered with nostalgia • Syn: ↑langsyne, ↑old times, ↑good old days • Hypernyms: ↑past, ↑past times, ↑yesteryear …   Useful english dictionary

  • good old days — noun past times remembered with nostalgia • Syn: ↑auld langsyne, ↑langsyne, ↑old times • Hypernyms: ↑past, ↑past times, ↑yesteryear …   Useful english dictionary

  • old times — noun past times remembered with nostalgia • Syn: ↑auld langsyne, ↑langsyne, ↑good old days • Hypernyms: ↑past, ↑past times, ↑yesteryear …   Useful english dictionary

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