Words and Phrases
lang syne

“lang syne”

Meaning:

long ago; long since

In Literature:

Excerpt from My Auld Candlestick by Thomas Given

My auld candlestick, as you sit by the wa’ you mind me o’ those who are lang syne awa

Excerpt from The Haunted Hill by George Francis Savage-Armstrong

There spectre Chieftans pace the fiel’s ower which they lang syne lorded

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