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  • n. things that happened in the past

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Examples

  • And the old man and his daughter and the porter were most awfully decent to us, and the porter's wife said, Lor! let bygones be bygones is what I say!

    New Treasure Seekers

  • The memories of his early youth and the bright days of his boyhood came back to him as the only antidote to the distress and disappointments of his age, and he strove to forget everything in "bygones" -- "Præterita."

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • Still, I am willing to let bygones be bygones, which is why I want to invite Bill and Hillary, as well as Chelsea and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, to my younger daughter's wedding next year.

    Jerry Zezima: The Wedding Planner

  • But who can recall bygones, Arthur; or wrong steps in life?

    The Newcomes

  • See House itself an old clergyman approached him with outstretched hand and the words, "I would like you to call bygones just bygones."

    The Moccasin Maker

  • On another side note, and an episode of six degrees of separation, Nick Reinhart (the guitarist / vocalist in Tera Melos) also has a new album coming out with Zach Hill, in their new band called bygones, whose debut full length album entitled by -, will see it's release on Sargent House in June 2009.

    PlugInMusic.com

  • Sithole had seen her several times since then, but they never discussed the allegation as he considered it "bygones".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Did someone just declare "bygones" and we all forgot about it?

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Nice to see you recognize that as useful, Jim, although you’ll have to forgive me if I’m not quite ready to say "bygones" just yet, given our history.

    Firedoglake » Jim Brady Makes Nice

  • I’m afraid "bygones" isn’t gonna cut it on this one, Tucks.

    Firedoglake » Tucker’s Got a Secret

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