boding (adj.) Old form(s): boading
ominous, full of foreboding
2H6 III.ii.327[Suffolk to Queen, of the King and Warwick] Their music frightful as the serpent's hiss, / And boding screech-owls make the consort full!
Oth IV.i.22[Othello to Iago] the raven o'er the infected house, / Boding to all!
TNK I.i.20[Boy singing] The boding raven ... / May [not] on our bridehouse perch or sing
Ven.647[Venus to Adonis] My boding heart pants, beats, and takes no rest
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