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From by (adverb) +‎ gone.

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bygone (not comparable)

  1. Having been or happened in the distant past.
    • 1922, Williams, Margery, The Velveteen Rabbit:
      Near by he could see the thicket of raspberry canes, growing tall and close like a tropical jungle, in whose shadow he had played with the Boy on bygone mornings.

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bygone (plural bygones)

  1. (usually in the plural) An event that happened in the past.

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