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used in Macbeth

2 uses
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an indication of the approach of something — especially something bad
  • Make all our trumpets speak; give them all breath,
    Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death.
    5.6 — Act 5 Scene 6 — The same. A Plain before the Castle (93% in)
harbingers = indications of the approach of something
  • The rest is labor, which is not us'd for you: I'll be myself the harbinger, and make joyful The hearing of my wife with your approach; So, humbly take my leave.
    1.4 — Act 1 Scene 4 — Forres. A Room in the Palace (76% in)

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