a foreboding; omen.
to be an omen of; portend:
The news bodes evil days for him.
Archaic. to announce beforehand; predict.
The news bodes well for him.
a simple past tense of bide.
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to be an omen of (good or ill, esp of ill); portend; presage
(transitive) (archaic) to predict; foretell
the past tense of bide
a small, pointed instrument for making holes in cloth, leather, etc. a long pinshaped instrument used by women to fasten up the hair. a blunt, needlelike instrument for drawing tape, cord, etc., through a loop, hem, or the like. Obsolete. a small dagger; stiletto. Historical Examples Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo The Martins […]
the library of Oxford University, reestablished by Sir Thomas Bodley, 1545–1613, English diplomat and scholar. of, relating to, or belonging to this library. Historical Examples Lady Connie Mrs. Humphry Ward Microcosmography John Earle Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8 Various The Care of Books John Willis Clark Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromartie, Knight […]
George Frederick, 1827–1907, English architect. Historical Examples The Mystery of Francis Bacon William T. Smedley Dubliners James Joyce The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) John Holland Rose Some Persons Unknown E. W. Hornung In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays Augustine Birrell John Marsh’s Millions Charles Klein In the Name […]
noun a market town in SW England, in Cornwall, near Bodmin Moor, a granite upland rising to 420 m (1375 ft). Pop: 12 778 (2001) Historical Examples Cornwall Sabine Baring-Gould The Birthright Joseph Hocking Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose Cornwall G. E. Mitton Robin Tremayne Emily […]