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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BYGONE

For instance, no mention has yet been made of the Hermæ of bygone ages.

That is contrary to the observation of philosophers of bygone days.

The children were in the habit of calling each other by that means in bygone years.

How clearly and how sharply have all these bygone events been stamped upon my memory!

He could still hear the laughter of the bygone Salon of the Rejected.

Now all that is over,—we have neared the shore, and all our hold on you is bygone.

The suggestion was no more than a suggestion in the mind of the watcher of all these bygone scenes.

And he drank, for the sake of bygone dusks, with his customer.

Will Captain Blythe let this be a bygone if we return to duty?

But it was not so: it was the sound of bygone music that she heard.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from by (adv.) + gone. Cf. similar construction of aforesaid. As a noun from 1560s (see bygones).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BYGONE

antique

nounold object, often of great value

antiques

nounold object, often of great value
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