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lang syne

"long ago," c. 1500, Scottish dialect variant of long since; popularized in Burns' song, 1788. Century Dictionary has langsyner "person who lived long ago."

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Definitions of lang syne

lang syne (adv.)
of the distant or comparatively distant past; "lang syne" is Scottish;
Synonyms: long ago / long since
From wordnet.princeton.edu