time out of mind


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time out of mind

n. pl. times out of mind
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Noun1.time out of mind - the distant past beyond memory
past, past times, yesteryear - the time that has elapsed; "forget the past"
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Time out of mind the piratical proas of the Malays, lurking among the low shaded coves and islets of Sumatra, have sallied out upon the vessels sailing through the straits, fiercely demanding tribute at the point of their spears.
However, his master had forgiven him, and continued to employ him, for the Tholoways had lived on the Common time out of mind, and had always worked for the Poysers.