bygone


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by·gone

 (bī′gôn′, -gŏn′)
adj.
Gone by; past: bygone days.
n.
One, especially a grievance, that is past: Let bygones be bygones.

bygone

(ˈbaɪˌɡɒn)
adj
(usually prenominal) past; former
n
1. (often plural) a past occurrence
2. (Antiques) (often plural) an artefact, implement, etc, of former domestic or industrial use, now often collected for interest
3. let bygones be bygones to agree to forget past quarrels

by•gone

(ˈbaɪˌgɔn, -ˌgɒn)

adj.
1. earlier; former; past: bygone days.
n.
2. Usu., bygones. previous times or experiences.
Idioms:
let bygones be bygones, to disregard past disagreements; reconcile.
[1375–1425; late Middle English (north) by-gane; see gone, by1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bygone - past events to be put aside; "let bygones be bygones"
past, past times, yesteryear - the time that has elapsed; "forget the past"
Adj.1.bygone - well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era"
past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"

bygone

bygone

adjective
Translations
dávnýminulý
entinenmennyt

bygone

[ˈbaɪgɒn]
A. ADJ [days, times] → pasado
B. N to let bygones be bygonesolvidar el pasado
let bygones be bygoneslo pasado, pasado está

bygone

[ˈbaɪgɒn]
adj [age] → passé(e)
n
let bygones be bygones → passons l'éponge, oublions le passé

bygone

adjlängst vergangen; in bygone daysin früheren Zeiten
n to let bygones be bygonesdie Vergangenheit ruhen lassen

bygone

[ˈbaɪˌgɒn]
1. adjpassato/a
in bygone days → una volta
2. n let bygones be bygonesmettiamoci una pietra sopra
References in classic literature ?
And when mine eye fleeth from the present to the bygone, it findeth ever the same: fragments and limbs and fearful chances--but no men!
As time crept on, and there came gradually about him a group of lovely children, it was altered and enlarged; but none of the old rooms were ever pulled down, no old tree was ever rooted up, nothing with which there was any association of bygone times was ever removed or changed.
There are no words to describe her save the old ones that have served so often to picture the bygone heroine of romance and the fair lady of our dreams.
Not so,' was Peter's mild reply, His cheeks all wet with grateful tears; No man recalls, so well as I, Your services in bygone years: And this new offer, I admit, Is very very kindly meant-- Still, to avail myself of it Would not be quite convenient
Even the dungeon-like vaults beneath, now lighted and ventilated on the most approved modern plan, had been turned as if by magic into kitchens, servants' offices, ice-rooms, and wine cellars, worthy of the splendour of the grandest hotel in Italy, in the now bygone period of seventeen years since.
In the last years of my father's life I had traveled with him in Italy, and I had seen in the Museum at Naples the wonderful relics of a bygone time discovered among the ruins of Pompeii.
Looking round, he saw Maggy in her big cap which had been long abandoned, with a basket on her arm as in the bygone days, chuckling rapturously.
While the court was entirely overgrown with the yellow, moss-like vegetation which blankets practically the entire surface of Mars, yet numerous fountains, statuary, benches, and pergola-like contraptions bore witness to the beauty which the court must have presented in bygone times, when graced by the fair-haired, laughing people whom stern and unalterable cosmic laws had driven not only from their homes, but from all except the vague legends of their descendants.
At home, however, all will look bright and bustling as we children are set to shell peas or poppies, and the damp twigs crackle in the stove, and our mother comes to look fondly at our work, and our old nurse, Iliana, tells us stories of bygone days, or terrible legends concerning wizards and dead men.
Among the scattered populace of the country round, the tower was still known by the odd name given to it in the bygone time--"The Clink.
That is, he loved old things, and he gathered together old books, coins, manuscripts and other articles, which are of interest because they help to make us understand the history of bygone days.
If it is strange for me to look back from a distance both in time and space on these bygone adventures of our youth, it must be stranger for you who tread the same streets--who may to-morrow open the door of the old Speculative, where we begin to rank with Scott and Robert Emmet and the beloved and inglorious Macbean--or may pass the corner of the close where that great society, the L.