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lang syne

noun as in yesterday


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Auld lang syne” is Scottish-Gaelic for “old long since,” or, more idiomatically, “days gone by” or “time long past.

Take this verse by famous Scottish poet Robert Burns in his famous Scottish poem “Auld Lang Syne.”

When she stands by the bedside of a dying Victor McLaglen and sings “Auld Lang Syne,” it is an occasion for real tears.

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.

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.

As the ship began to move a band on the shade-deck struck up "Auld Lang Syne," and immediately the floodgates were unlocked.

Then Auld Lang Syne was sung, and the men of various units played to their billets by their pipers.

Old affections sprang up anew between my friend and myself as we talked of auld lang syne.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lang syne, such as: bygone, past, foretime, last day, not long ago, and recently.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.