Foretokened
Foretoken Fore*to"ken, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Foretokened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foretokening}.] [AS. foret[=a]cnian; fore + t[=a]cnian.] To foreshow; to presignify; to prognosticate. [1913 Webster]

Whilst strange prodigious signs foretoken blood. --Daniel.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • foretokened — n. sign of coming events, omen, forewarning v. forewarn, foreshadow, give warning of a future event …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Foretoken — Fore*to ken, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Foretokened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foretokening}.] [AS. foret[=a]cnian; fore + t[=a]cnian.] To foreshow; to presignify; to prognosticate. [1913 Webster] Whilst strange prodigious signs foretoken blood. Daniel …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foretokening — Foretoken Fore*to ken, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Foretokened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Foretokening}.] [AS. foret[=a]cnian; fore + t[=a]cnian.] To foreshow; to presignify; to prognosticate. [1913 Webster] Whilst strange prodigious signs foretoken blood.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foretoken — I. noun Date: before 12th century a premonitory sign II. transitive verb (foretokened; foretokening) Date: 15th century to indicate or warn of in advance …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Claudianus Mamertus — (died circa 473) was a Gallo Roman theologian and the brother of St. Mamertus, Bishop of Vienne. Descended probably from one of the leading families of the country, Claudianus Mamertus relinquished his worldly goods and embraced the monastic life …   Wikipedia

  • Claudianus Mamertus — • Gallo Roman theologian and the brother of St. Mamertus, Bishop of Vienne, d. about 473 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Claudianus Mamertus     Claudianus Mamertus   …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • foreshown — Synonyms and related words: augured, forecast, foreknown, foreseen, foreshadowed, foretokened, foretold, indicated, predicted, prefigured, preindicated, presaged, presignified, pretypified, prognosticated, promised, prophesied, signified,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • indicated — Synonyms and related words: assumed, augured, called for, essential, foreshadowed, foreshown, foretokened, hinted, implicated, implied, indispensable, inferred, intimated, involved, irreducible, irreductible, irreplaceable, meant, necessary,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • predicted — Synonyms and related words: approaching, augured, coming, desired, destinal, destined, determined, emergent, eventual, extrapolated, fatal, fated, fatidic, forecast, foreknown, foreseen, foreshadowed, foreshown, foretokened, foretold, forthcoming …   Moby Thesaurus

  • presaged — Synonyms and related words: augured, forecast, foreknown, foreseen, foreshadowed, foreshown, foretokened, foretold, indicated, predicted, prefigured, preindicated, presignified, pretypified, prognosticated, promised, prophesied, signified,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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