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Definition of Betokening
BetokeningBetoken Be*to"ken, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Betokened; p. pr. &
vb. n. Betokening.]
1. To signify by some visible object; to show by signs or
A dewy cloud, and in the cloud a bow . . .
Betokening peace from God, and covenant new.
2. To foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future
by that which is seen or known; as, a dark cloud often
betokens a storm.
Syn: To presage; portend; indicate; mark; note.
Meaning of Betokening from wikipedia
- Lucia, 13 December, is widely acknowledged
in elaborate celebrations which betoken
its Italian origin
the month-long Christmas
season. 6 June...
- depicted carrying
in his hand or close
to his chest, betokening
of the Image
of Edessa, recorded
- baldric, bound
at his side,/ below
his left shoulder, laced
in a knot, in betokening
he had borne
for his fault." (14th century) The yeoman
- if he hears
dogs. All these elements betoken
owed to a chthonic
deity. During
and a weak one, like a sound
and its echo. That was supposed
the end.... Euler, DE (June 1999). "Cardiac alternans: mechanisms
- The cry of this spirit
is mournful beyond
all other sounds
on earth, and betokens certain death
to some member
of the family whenever
it is heard
- horse looked bloody
like one of those
sick paintings which betoken
an inner theatre
of the macabre. It required supernatural
over 8th century walls
and apsidal building beneath
the naos, all betokening
date for the sanctuary. Richardson, Rufus
B. (July 1895)....
- her name, 19th century scholar
Guðbrandur Vigfússon theorizes
that Sif "betokens mother earth
with her golden sheaves
of grain; she was the goddess
- is already
dead. "Practically everything
in Caden's grotesque existence betokens mortality
and decay," writes Jonathan Romney
of The Independent, "whether...
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