Bode vs Hode - What's the difference?

bode | hode |


As a proper noun bode

is .

As a noun hode is

testicle.

bode

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) boden, from (etyl) ). : Since 1740 also a shortening of forebode

Verb

(bod)
  • To indicate by signs, as future events; to be the omen of; to portend; to presage; to foreshow.
  • To foreshow something; to augur.
  • * Dryden
  • Whatever now / The omen proved, it boded well to you.
    Derived terms
    * bodement

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An omen; a foreshadowing.
  • * Chaucer
  • The owl eke, that of death the bode bringeth.
  • (obsolete, or, dialect) A bid; an offer.
  • (Sir Walter Scott)
  • A messenger; a herald.
  • (Robertson)
  • A stop; a halting; delay.
  • Etymology 2

    *

    Verb

    (head)
  • (bide)
  • * Tennyson
  • There that night they bode .

    References

    * [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=bode&searchmode=none]

    hode

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l), (l)

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • (obsolete) To ordain; consecrate; admit to a religious order.
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