foredeem

Foredeem

Fore*deem"\, v. t. To recognize or judge in advance; to forebode. [Obs.] --Udall.

Laugh at your misery, as foredeeming you An idle meteor. --J. Webster.
Webster's Revised

Foredeem

Fore*deem"\, v. i. [Cf. Foredoom.] To know or discover beforehand; to foretell. [Obs.]

Which [maid] could guess and foredeem of things past, present, and to come. --Genevan Test.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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