from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To prophesy; to presage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To show; prophesy; presage.
  • n. A word uttered unawares, and having the character of a presage; an omen; a prophecy.


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  • Men denne avhandlingen og andre rapporter om hvordan mediene utøver sin makt, og hvordan de retter et kritisk søkelys på alle maktinstitusjoner, viser at vi må nærme oss akademia og kritikere med et åpent sinn.

    Journalism and research

  • 'Werry good!' says Jimmy, an 'lets fly an' down comes the 'oss' eadfirst, squealin 'like a stuck pig, an' away down 'ill shoots Jerry, rollin' over an 'over, an' then we was on

    Peregrine's Progress

  • He reiterated the statement that "one on 'em was very tight;" told that he drove them to an hotel in Surrey Street, close to the Embankment, and corrected himself as to the driving, because "You see, gents, it was like this here: the fog was that thick, if you sat on the box you couldn't see the 'oss's tail, let alone his ears, and you had to lead him all the way."

    The Bag of Diamonds

  • "hwaddr = 08: 00: 27: 2A: 8B: 0E, ipaddr =, device = eth0" -- attribute "oss"

    Sun Bloggers

  • I always did say that 'oss' ad a lot of sense, though. "

    The Magician's Nephew

  • Copped in the act, y'r worship, of riding into this 'ere yard o' mine, as big as bull-beef, sitting on the very 'oss' e'd stolen from his lordship 'ere. "

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • "Ah, sir," nodded the old groom, as Barnabas tested girth and stirrup-leathers, "you done mighty well when you bought 'im -- theer ain't another' oss 'is ekal in London -- no, nor nowheers else as I knows on.

    The Amateur Gentleman

  • Our generation can no longer afford to cede authority to the angriest voices, whether they broadcast from down the street or acr oss the ocean.

    Chris Stedman: From Ground Zero To Gays In Uganda: A Millennial Response To Modern Moral Crises

  • Vågen som tar oss till nästa steg — Niclas Strandh digitalPR, creative planning och sociala mediestrategier

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  • But even on that basis, why is there such a large discrepancy between the corp world and oss?

    So Now What? « Dyepot, Teapot


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