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adv. & adj. Archaic
Gone by; past.
[Middle English agon, past participle of agon, to go away; see ago.]
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an archaic word for ago
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1. gone; gone by; past (usu. prec. by a noun): five days ago.adv.
2. in the past: It happened long ago.
[before 1000; Middle English ago(n), Old English āgān, past participle of āgān to go by, pass =ā- a-3 + gān to go1]
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|Adj.||1.||agone - gone by; or in the past; "two years ago"; "`agone' is an archaic word for `ago'"|
past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
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