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Auld langsyne

noun
1.
Past times remembered with nostalgia.  Synonyms: good old days, langsyne, old times.






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"Auld langsyne" Quotes from Famous Books



... stated that its air can easily be detected. It is quaint and pathetic, moving one with intervals singular in their irregularity. When compared with the common airs among the English, the two are found to be quite distinct. The airs to which "Scots wha hae," "Auld Langsyne," "Roy's Wife," "O a' the Airts," and "Ye Banks and Braes" are written, are such that nothing similar can be found in England. They are Scottish. Airs of precisely the same character are, however, ...
— An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America • J. P. MacLean



Words linked to "Auld langsyne" :   old times, past, good old days, langsyne, yesteryear, past times



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