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syne

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Pronunciation: /sʌɪn
 
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Definition of syne in English:

adverb

Scottish
Ago. See also auld lang syne, lang syne.
Example sentences
  • I set out frae hame, about three weeks syne, taking my passage in the steam-boat at Ardrossan for Glasgow.
  • I came to it weeks syne about the man ye'll maybe meet the morn's night.

Origin

Middle English: contraction of dialect sithen 'ever since'.

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