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Meaning of BYGONE

Pronunciation:  'bI`gon

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  past events to be put aside; "let bygones be bygones"
  2. [adj]  well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"

BYGONE is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bypast, departed, foregone, gone, past, water under the bridge
 See Also: past, past times, yesteryear, yore



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \By"gone`\ (b[imac]"g[o^]n`; 115), a.
    Past; gone by. ``Bygone fooleries.'' --Shak.
  2. \By"gone`\, n.
    Something gone by or past; a past event. ``Let old bygones
    be'' --Tennyson.
    {Let bygones be bygones}, let the past be forgotten.
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