• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Bodeful Portentous; ominous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • bodeful Ominous; threatening; foreboding.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Bodeful boding, ominous
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  • Oliver Goldsmith
    “Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace the day's disasters in his morning face.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. bodian, to announce—bod, a message; allied to Bid.


In literature:

I may not say that it came not into our minds," I answered; "but Christian men will put such ill bodes aside.
"Wulfric the Weapon Thane" by Charles W. Whistler
I' faith, I had bodeful dreams last night, and waked this morning now hot, now cold.
"Sir Mortimer" by Mary Johnston
They say that it bodes ill to hear a dog's howl at night.
"The Sign Of The Red Cross" by Evelyn Everett-Green
Night came, and with it came a boding silence, fraught with terror.
"The Downfall" by Emile Zola
The eyes of the brothers met in a long, ill-boding glance.
"Ilka on the Hill-Top and Other Stories" by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
In this movement there are signs of much that bodes ill.
"African and European Addresses" by Theodore Roosevelt
It was a watchword that boded ill for their opponents.
"For The Admiral" by W.J. Marx
If it were he his presence bodes no good.
"Homestead on the Hillside" by Mary Jane Holmes
It seemed as though the soul of that wicked man must be still hovering over his unburied remains, and boding evil to us all.
"The Lost Stradivarius" by John Meade Falkner
Mary and he had met, and the lingering of their parting boded ill for any predestination not stamped with their joint seal of consent.
"Bay State Monthly, Vol. II. No. 5, February, 1885" by Various

In poetry:

Then fear not, my friends, to leave me
In the boding autumn vast;
There are many things to think of
When the roving days are past.
"The Grave-Tree" by Bliss William Carman
From the confines of his country
Rode he forth with boding grey,
'Neath the dagger of the Tscherkes
He has breathed his soul away."
"The Gift Of The Terek" by Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov
She wander'd o'er the lonely shore,
The curlew scream'd above,
She heard the scream with a sickening heart,
Much boding on her love.
"Gondoline" by Henry Kirke White
Dark, dismal thoughts, and boding fears,
Dwell in my troubled breast;
While sharp reproaches wound my ears,
Nor give my spirit rest.
"Psalm 102 part 1" by Isaac Watts
The deep-toned winds, the moaning sea,
The whispering of the boding trees,
The brook's eternal flow, and oft
The condor's hollow scream.
"The Shipwrecked Solitary's Song To The Night" by Henry Kirke White
For horror yet was in the sound,
That froze my blood, and fix'd my eye;
It seem'd to me a demon's shriek,
Or wailing banshee's boding cry.
"A Dream" by Thomas Frederick Young

In news:

Bode says that depends on Congress.
Nike Expansion Could Bode Well For US Manufacturing.
Authorities want no more surprises as party leaders convene in the capital, and rights groups say the wide-ranging crackdown on critics bodes poorly for those who hope the incoming generation of leaders will loosen restrictions on activism.
If Republican staff complements are dramatically reduced or party ratios on committees are strongly tilted, it won't bode well for what he hopes is a constructive rapport, Daudt said.
Tourism officials don't believe the economic downturn has dampened the mood at this year's Mardi Gras celebrations, and say that big crowds over the weekend and nearly full hotels bode well for the annual celebration.
Bode Miller's return to ski slopes delayed … but he's got a dangerous golf swing.
"Bode arrived at WinStar for diagnostic procedure," owner Ahmed Zayat posted on his Twitter account Wednesday morning.
Bode Merrill Mini Pipe Invitational Photos and Recap.
Bode Merrill Mini Pipe Invitational.
Wave of voter discontent bodes well for women.
Bode Miller's errant golf drive drills wife in the face.
And it doesn't bode well for the guy this time.
BCS title history doesn't bode well for Ducks ' defense.
Our community theater finds its footing here, boding well for the rest of the season.
A reduction in logging means fewer new aspen trees and older forests, which doesn't bode well for the populations of grouse or deer.

In science:

Simpson’s rules, Bode’s rule, etc.) are going to improve upon the asymptotical convergence of the trapezoidal rule.
Random Series and Discrete Path Integral methods: The Levy-Ciesielski implementation
Key words: Titius-Bode law, Butusov’s law, planetary distances, planets.
Defining planets by a generating function
FIG. 7: (Color online) (a) Equivalent circuit representation for weakly nonlinear dynamics: Compact and diffuse-layer capacitors in series with a bulk resistance. (b) Bode plot of the magnitude |Z | and phase angle ∠Z of the half-cell impedance for increasing driving voltage at δ = 0.3 and ν = 0.
Strongly nonlinear dynamics of electrolytes in large ac voltages
Figure 7(b) shows a Bode plot of the cell impedance Z for different values of V at δ = 0.3 and ν = 0.
Strongly nonlinear dynamics of electrolytes in large ac voltages
This bodes well for the standard tests, since it suggests that in the infrared regime, the β and γ parameters of the PPN formalism take their relativistic value, equal to one.
General Covariance in Gravity at a Lifshitz Point