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lang syne

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adverb \(ˌ)laŋ-ˈzīn, -ˈsīn\

Definition of lang syne

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  at a distant time in the past

Origin and Etymology of lang syne

Middle English (Scots), from lang long + syne since


First Known Use: 15th century


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lang syne

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Definition of lang syne

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  times past should auld acquaintance be forgot, and days o' auld lang syne — Robert Burns

1694

First Known Use of lang syne

1694

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