Premonstration

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Premonstration A showing beforehand; foreshowing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n premonstration The act of premonstrating or foreshowing; indication or revelation of future events.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. praemonstratio,

Usage

In literature:

Heiliger Lee was a wooded eminence, artificially reared by Premonstrant monks.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74" by John Lothrop Motley
To Richard was given the Bishop's house; Jehane stayed with the Canonesses of Premonstre.
"The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay" by Maurice Hewlett
He astonished great soldiers in the war by his premonstrations.
"The Mirrors of Downing Street" by Harold Begbie
Berdiczov monastery was the property of the Premonstrant monks.
"Told by the Death's Head" by Mór Jókai
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