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Ancient Romans exchanged gifts of figs and honey and would make sure to work part of the day as a good omen for the coming year.
At times, it seemed Leonard was awaiting a portent or an omen.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Japan Times on March 6, 2010, reported that in folklore the fish comes to the beach as an omen of an earthquake.Fishy Mystery: Are Beached Oarfish Trying to Tell Us Something?|Kevin Bailey|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The color has also been used to forebode an omen or a threat.
Some view is as an omen of dread, of blood, of war, or of victory.
Here I am engaged, miss, or as good, to Mr. Capt; and I know what this omen means.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Sloth in women is cured either by vanity or love; though, in vivacious women, it is an omen of love.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
Pelican, bird of ill omen, go to thy hole and hide thy sorry face.'Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
Yes, for you have interpreted the omen with which you were favoured, in a very different way from what you should have done.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard
For the sake of the omen she put on before going to sleep the tunica rcta, or rgilla, woven in one piece and falling to the feet.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston