Origin of boding
verb (used with object), bod·ed, bod·ing.
verb (used without object), bod·ed, bod·ing.
Origin of bode1
Examples from the Web for boding
Historical Examples of boding
The time was spent in angry altercation, boding no good for the future.Short Studies on Great Subjects
James Anthony Froude
Suddenly Mayo saw an ominous sight and heard a boding sound.Blow The Man Down
An answer that fills me with boding apprehension, with foreshadows of despair.Past and Present
The boding speech appears like a prophecy, on the instant realised.The Flag of Distress
The doctor, peering after him with strange, sad eyes, shook a boding head.Cursed
George Allan England
Word Origin for bode
Old English bodian "proclaim, announce; foretell," from boda "messenger," probably from Proto-Germanic *budon- (cf. Old Saxon gibod, German gebot, Old Norse boð), from PIE *bheudh- "be aware, make aware" (see bid (v.)). As a shortened form of forebode (usually evil), it dates from 1740. Related: Boded; boding.