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foretoken


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foretoken  \Fore"to`ken\,  n.  [AS.  foret[=a]cen.  See  {Token}.] 
  Prognostic;  previous  omen.  --Sir  P.  Sidney. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Whilst  strange  prodigious  signs  foretoken  blood. 
  --Daniel.