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forerun


forerun


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forerun  \Fore*run"\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  turn  before  to  precede;  to  be  in  advance  of  (something 
  following). 
 
  2.  To  come  before  as  an  earnest  of  something  to  follow  to 
  introduce  as  a  harbinger;  to  announce. 
 
  These  signs  forerun  the  death  or  fall  of  kings. 
  --Shak.