boding

noun
bod·​ing | \ ˈbō-diŋ How to pronounce boding (audio) \

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Examples of boding in a Sentence

among some ancient peoples, solar eclipses were often seen as celestial bodings of earthly calamities

First Known Use of boding

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Boding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boding. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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