Of a style or method formerly in vogue
"India Square" remains, a memento of a bygone day.
A scribe who preserves in his spelling the traces of a bygone age is probably trustworthy.
- These are generally written in the form of dialogues, in which the speakers sometimes belong to bygone times and sometimes to the present.
It was Moses Mendelssohn's German translation of the Pentateuch (1 7 80 - 1 793) which marked the new spirit, while the views of his opponents belong to a bygone age.