Meaning of “the mists of time” in the English Dictionary

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"the mists of time" in British English

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the mists of time

used to show that something happened a very long time ago and is difficult to remember clearly:

The precise details of what happened have been lost in the mists of time.

(Definition of “the mists of time” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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