bodement

bodement

[bohd-muhnt]
noun
1.
a foreboding or omen; presentiment.
2.
a prophecy or prediction.

Origin:
1595–1605; bode1 + -ment

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bode1 (bəʊd)
 
vb
1.  to be an omen of (good or ill, esp of ill); portend; presage
2.  archaic (tr) to predict; foretell
 
[Old English bodian; related to Old Norse botha to proclaim, Old Frisian bodia to invite]
 
'boding1
 
n, —adj
 
'bodement1
 
n

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