for auld lang syne

(redirected from auld)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to auld: auld lang syne, Auld Reekie, Aldi

for auld lang syne

In honor of old times. "Auld lang syne" is a Scottish phrase meaning "old long since." Come on, you're only in town for a few days—let's go to dinner for auld lang syne.

for auld lang syne

for old times' sake.
The phrase literally means ‘for old long since’, and is the title and refrain of a song by Robert Burns ( 1788 ).
References in periodicals archive ?
Lawyers for Auld claimed he only became involved with the drugs operation in a bid to pay off a PS12,000 gambling debt to ex-paramilitaries.
Having joined the company in 1988, Auld was the division president of its Orlando division and in 2005, he took over as region president of its East home building region.
Then in 2010 he found out about her new partner and started sending grossly offensive letters to Ms Auld at her home in Pegswood, near Morpeth.
Measuring Time just blew up in the final 100 yards and got mugged, but we always knew Auld Burns was decent, and gelding him in the winter has obviously made a difference.
I just hope they can go on and do the business n Auld beli Ferguson i key to Blue The ex-Ce knows a lo Ferguson f his time playing for Rangers an Scotland.
Auld kept the Bruins in Saturday's 2-1 victory in a rematch with Washington, holding the fort until Boston scored a pair of five-on-three power-play goals in the closing minutes.
But Auld believes Celtic have shown plenty of times in the past that life goes on after such players have left the club.
Auld commented that many people do not realize the role the forestry industry plays in their lives.
But they often felt badly let down by the efforts of Scotland's prosecution from service, and they were shattered last year when a major attempt to put Auld back in the dock fell apart in embarrassing circumstances.
Ms Auld told Mid and South East Northumberland magistrates Burley had said to her: "I will get you.
It was so big and had made such a mess, we thought someone had gone on a bit of rampage," Auld added.
Lorraine wrote on Twitter: "FFS @piersmorgan - Auld Lang Syne could not BE more Scottish
Auld Lang Syne was originally a poem written in Scots by Robert Burns in 1788 - although it is believed he collected some of the verses rather than wrote them from scratch himself.