2. Verb. (present participle of foretoken) ¹
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Definition of Foretokening
1. foretoken [v] - See also: foretoken
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foretokening
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 ..."