foretoken

noun
fore·to·ken | \ˈfȯr-ˌtō-kən \

Definition of foretoken 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a premonitory sign

foretoken

verb
fore·to·ken | \fȯr-ˈtō-kən \
foretokened; foretokening\fȯr-ˈtōk-niŋ, -ˈtō-kə- \

Definition of foretoken (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to indicate or warn of in advance

First Known Use of foretoken

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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