Definition of Foreshew

1. v. t. See Foreshow.



Definition of Foreshew

1. Verb. (archaic form of foreshow) ¹

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Definition of Foreshew

1. foreshow [v FORESHEWED, FORESHEWN, FORESHEWING, FORESHEWS] - See also: foreshow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreshew

foreset
foresetting
foreshadow
foreshadowed
foreshadower
foreshadowers
foreshadowing
foreshadowings
foreshadows
foreshame
foreshank
foreshanks
foreshape
foresheet
foresheets
foreshew (current term)
foreshewed
foreshewing
foreshewn
foreshews
foreship
foreships
foreshock
foreshocks
foreshore
foreshores
foreshorten
foreshortened
foreshortening
foreshortenings

Literary usage of Foreshew

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1. An Exposition of the Creed by John Pearson, Edward Burton (1890)
"That the Messias was to be crucified, appeareth both by types which did apparently foreshew it, and by prophecies which did plainly foretell it. ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... Yet I struck hard, and yet the leaf lay hollow: And, which was worse, if any worse could prove, The with'ring leaf foreshew'd your with'r- ing love ..."

3. The Morning Watch: Or Quarterly Journal on Prophecy and Theological Review. by Ellerton and Henderson, James Nisbet, James Fraser, Ellerton and Henderson (Firm) (1831)
"The prophetic blessings of Reuben, the head of the third division, appropriate to him the Ox of St. John and Ezekiel, and foreshew the Gentile dispensation. ..."

4. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1876)
"Worms, vermin, &c., do foreshew likewise rain: iur earthworms will come forth, and moles will cast up more, and fleas bite more, against rain. 830. ..."

5. The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu (1826)
"Worms, vermin, &c. do foreshew likewise rain: for earthworms will come forth, ... Solid bodies likewise foreshew rain. As ..tones and wainscot, ..."

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