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Yesteryear   /jˈɛstərjˌɪr/   Listen

The time that has elapsed.  Synonyms: past, past times.

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"Yesteryear" Quotes from Famous Books

... round the shoulders of snake charmers and other bizarre and vanished contemporaries. The photographs are yellowed. They make a curious collection. They make the soulless piano sound a bit softer. A "where are the snows of yesteryear" motif ...
— A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago • Ben Hecht

... chatter of the strings and the cunning commentary of woodwind and drums. Pathetic as its passing is, one cannot honestly regret the old school. I was looking last night at the programme of my very first hall, and received a terrible shock to my time-sense. Where are the snows of yesteryear? Where are the entertainers of 1895? Not one of their names do I recognize, and yet three of them are in heavy type. One by one they drop out, and their places are never filled. The new man, the new ...
— Nights in London • Thomas Burke

Words linked to "Yesteryear" :   water under the bridge, auld langsyne, future, yesterday, old, good old days, bygone, history, time out of mind, old times, past, langsyne, time immemorial, time, yore

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