from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Gone by; past.
  • noun One, especially a grievance, that is past.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Past; gone by; hence, out of date; antiquated: as, “thy bygone fooleries,”
  • noun What is gone by and past: as, that is a bygone; let bygones be bygones; “let old bygones be,”

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Past; gone by.
  • noun Something gone by or past; a past event.
  • noun let the past be forgotten.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having been or happened in the far past.
  • noun A person or occurrence that took place in the past.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective well in the past; former
  • noun past events to be put aside


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