The definition of a presage is a feeling or warning about something that's going to happen.(noun)
An example of a presage is a bomb threat being called in.
See presage in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < MFr < L praesagium, a foreboding < prae-, before + sagire, to perceive: see pre- & sagacious
Origin: Fr présager < the vt.
See presage in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin praesāgium
Origin: , from praesāgīre, to perceive beforehand
Origin: : prae-, pre-
Origin: + sāgīre, to perceive; see sāg- in Indo-European roots.
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