lost in the mists of time

idiom

: long forgotten
The origins of this ancient ritual are lost in the mists of time.

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Recent Examples on the Web How the matter was resolved is lost in the mists of time. Neil Genzlinger, BostonGlobe.com, 21 Aug. 2023

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“Lost in the mists of time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lost%20in%20the%20mists%20of%20time. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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