year dot

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Noun1.year dot - as long ago as anyone can remember; "he has been a conductor since the year dot"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
long time, years, age - a prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years"
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Pamela Burn: "Get a grip there's been parties in Jesmond since the year dot, and we never hurt a living soul
From the year dot, there are people who've always been on the breadline.
You can research information on pedigrees going back to the year dot.
I have been brought from the year dot that the ball should be played on the deck, and stuff like that.
Steve added: "The judge may have been expecting a more traditional scene of a table covered in a pristine cloth with a wine bottle, but we've been doing traditional since the year dot.
We've got plenty of English players but since year dot we've had local players right in the thick of it and just now it seems to be coming to an end.
The following is a tribute paid to her by another Fartown stalwart, Trevor Kaye: "Nancy seemed to be around since the year dot, and the first recollection of her was serving tea coffee and pies in the tea hut situated behind the goals at the scoreboard end of the old Fartown ground.
He allows evil to take place in the world because he honours men's free will which he has done so since the year dot when he allowed Adam to disobey him.
Councils all over have been wasting taxpayers' money from year dot.
The 86-year-old actress, who has five children (a sixth, daughter Chloe, born prematurely, died at 16 days) and six grandchildren, took time off to finish Before The Year Dot, an autobiography tracing her early years, but will be re-appearing in the hit soap in December - although she can't reveal any festive plotlines.
Mum-of-six June, whose autobiography Before The Year Dot is out this week, said: "I am disappointed it didn't go the way I expected - in classical theatre.
The actress - who has played chainsmoker Dot Cotton (now Branning) since the BBC1 soap began in 1985 - tells the story in the first extract from her moving book, Before The Year Dot.