Be*to"ken (?), v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Betokened (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Betokening.] 1. To signify by some visible
object; to show by signs or tokens.
A dewy cloud, and in the cloud a bow . . .
Betokening peace from God, and covenant new.
2. To foreshow by present signs; to indicate
something future by that which is seen or known; as, a dark cloud often
betokens a storm.
Syn. -- To presage; portend; indicate; mark; note.