Presagement Pre*sage"ment, n. [1913 Webster] 1. The act or art of presaging; a foreboding. [R.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is presaged, or foretold. [R.] ``Ominous presagement before his end. '' --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]

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