from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An augury; a prognostication.

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  • verb Present participle of omen.


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  • Posted on January 5, 2010 5:00 PM ni great ending, feels like HBO, I must disagree with W.I.C tho about the assassination attempt scene, I think it should be before the wolf execution, so that the viewers will comprehend the importance of the wolfs, that way the execution is much more omening.

    Episode 2: What comes next?

  • The 'Moniteur' contains almost daily some bitter abuse of our minister and parliament, and in London there is great anxiety and omening.

    Reminiscences of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Robert Southey

  • And entering the room from which the ill-omening woman had issued, they found another, even her of whom they were in search, sitting by the fire, torpid and corpulent, to a degree which indicated that as it had been her trade to nurse others, she had not forgotten herself in her ministrations.

    Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIII


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