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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bode  \Bode\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Boded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Boding}.]  [OE.  bodien,  AS  bodian  to  announce,  tell  from  bod 
  command;  akin  to  Icel.  bo?a  to  announce,  Sw  b[*a]da  to 
  announce,  portend.  [root]89.  See  {Bid}.] 
  To  indicate  by  signs,  as  future  events;  to  be  the  omen  of  to 
  portend  to  presage;  to  foreshow. 
 
  A  raven  that  bodes  nothing  but  mischief.  --Goldsmith. 
 
  Good  onset  bodes  good  end  --Spenser. 




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