Betoken

Definition of Betoken

Be`to´ken
v. t.1.To signify by some visible object; to show by signs or tokens.
[imp. & p. p. Betokened ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Betokening.]
A dewy cloud, and in the cloud a bow . . .
Betokening peace from God, and covenant new.
- Milton.
2.To foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future by that which is seen or known; as, a dark cloud often betokens a storm.

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