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syne1 or syn (səɪn Pronunciation for )

Definitions

adverb, preposition, conjunction

  1. a Scot word for since

Word Origin

C14: probably related to Old English sīth since

syne2 (səɪn Pronunciation for syne2 or synd

Definitions

(Scottish)

verb

  1. (transitive) to rinse; wash out

noun

  1. a rinse

Word Origin

C14: of uncertain origin

Example Sentences Including 'syne'

All Robert Burns wrote was "For auld lang syne ", which conveyed his full intended meaning.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)

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