Bode \Bode\, n. 1. An omen; a foreshadowing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The owl eke, that of death the bode bringeth. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. A bid; an offer. [Obs. or Dial.] --Sir W. Scott [1913 Webster]

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