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Meaning of SOOTHSAY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sooth"say`\, v. i. [Sooth + say; properly to say
    truth, tell the truth.]
    To foretell; to predict. ``You can not soothsay.'' --Shak.
    ``Old soothsaying Glaucus' spell.'' --Milton.
    
    
  2. \Sooth"say`\, n.
    1. A true saying; a proverb; a prophecy. [Obs.] --Spenser.
    
    2. Omen; portent. Having
    
             God turn the same to good soothsay.   --Spenser.
    
    
 

 

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