What does foretoken mean?
Definitions for foretoken
ˈfɔrˌtoʊ kən, ˈfoʊr-; fɔrˈtoʊ kən, foʊr-fore·to·ken
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augury, sign, foretoken, preindicationnoun
an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
"he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Prevenient sign; prognostick.
Etymology: from the verb.
It may prove some ominous foretoken of misfortune. Philip Sidney.
They misliked nothing more in king Edward the Confessor, than that he was Frenchified; and accounted the desire of foreign language then to be a foretoken of bringing in of foreign powers, which indeed happened. William Camden, Remains.
To foreshow; to prognosticate as a sign.
Etymology: fore and token.
The king from Ireland hastes; but did no good;
Whilst strange prodigious signs foretoken blood. Daniel.
prognostic; previous omen
to foreshow; to presignify; to prognosticate
Etymology: [AS. foretcnian; fore + tcnian.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fōr′tō-kn, n. a token or sign beforehand.—v.t. Foretō′ken, to signify beforehand.
The numerical value of foretoken in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of foretoken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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