Definition of Foretokening

1. Noun. Indication in advance. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of foretoken) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foretokening

1. foretoken [v] - See also: foretoken

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foretokening

foretelleth
foretelling
foretells
forethink
forethinking
forethinks
forethought
forethoughtful
forethoughtfulness
forethoughts
forethrown
foretime
foretimes
foretoken
foretokened
foretokening (current term)
foretokens
foretold
foretooth
foretop
foretopgallant
foretopman
foretopmast
foretopmasts
foretopmen
foretops
foretopsail
foretopsails
foretriangle
foretriangles

Literary usage of Foretokening

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1. The Readable Dictionary: Or, Topical and Synonymic Lexicon: Containing by John Williams (1860)
"The foretokening of Future Events. An OMEN is a sign of something that is to happen. ... Auspicious, foretokening success ; as, an auspicious circumstance. ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"Omen of ill ; prodigy foretokening misery. ... foretokening ill; ominous; monstrous; prodigious ; wonderful. PORTER, (por'-ter) nt One that has the charge ..."

3. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1806)
"(p&) Monstrous, prodigious, foretokening il!. One that has the charge of the gate ; one who waits at the door to receive messages; one who carriel burdens ..."

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