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1syne

adverb \ˈsīn\

Definition of SYNE

chiefly Scottish
:  since then :  ago

Examples of SYNE

  1. <a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson that begins with From the bonny bells of heather / They brewed a drink long syne>

Origin of SYNE

Middle English (northern), probably contraction of Old English siththan since — more at since
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to SYNE

Synonyms
agone [archaic], back, since, ago [chiefly Scottish]
Antonyms
hence

2syne

conjunction or preposition

Definition of SYNE

Scottish
:  since

First Known Use of SYNE

14th century

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