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  • v. Archaic form of foreshow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. See foreshow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See foreshow.

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Examples

  • O God, who in the glorious Transfiguration of thine only-begotten Son, didst confirm the mysteries of the Faith by the testimony of the fathers, and in the voice proceeding from the shining cloud didst wondrously foreshew the perfect adoption of all thy sons : mercifully grant, that we, being made fellow-heirs of Christ himself the King of glory, may attain to the partaking of the same his glory in heaven.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • That is, men, who by words and actions are to foreshew wonders that are to come.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 43: Zacharias The Challoner Revision

  • Industry have in a good part discovered; whose effects we may foretell without an Oracle: to foreshew these, is not Prophesie, but Prognostication.

    Religio Medici

  • This is the ordinary and open way of His Providence, which Art and Industry have in a good part discovered; whose effects we may foretell without an Oracle: to foreshew these, is not Prophesie, but Prognostication.

    The First Part: Paras 1-35

  • The types of the Law foreshew the mysteries of the Gospel; they enable the Patriarch to see and to believe what hereafter the

    NPNF2-09. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus

  • [59] To distinguish between spring and harvest, summer and winter, and to foreshew judgments to come.

    The Practice of Piety: Directing a Christian How to Walk, that He May Please God.

  • Hilary: As he announced the Lord's coming, so he was also to foreshew

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • In this are spectres often seen, which foreshew either the death of the Governor, or some prime officer belonging to the place; and most commonly it appeareth in the shape of an harper, sweetly singing and dallying and playing under the water.

    Poems

  • The sovereignty of the Lord Jesus over all creatures, doth plainly foreshew a resurrection of the bad, as well as of the good.

    Works of John Bunyan — Volume 02

  • Comets, rare Meteors, Earthquakes, Inundations, uncouth Births, and the like, which they called Portenta and Ostenta, because they thought them to portend, or foreshew some great Calamity to come;

    Leviathan

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