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syne

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adverb \ˈsīn\

Definition of syne

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  since then :  ago

Examples of syne in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of syne

Middle English (northern), probably contraction of Old English siththan since — more at since


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syne

conjunction or preposition

Definition of syne

Scotland

  1. :  since

First Known Use of syne

14th century


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