sinsyne

adverb
sin·​syne | \ ˈsin-ˌsīn How to pronounce sinsyne (audio) \

Definition of sinsyne

chiefly Scotland
: since that time

First Known Use of sinsyne

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sinsyne

Middle English (Scots) sensyne, from sen since (contraction of Middle English sithen) + syne since — more at since, syne

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“Sinsyne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sinsyne. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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