A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
HARBINGER
[noun]
1. a person or creature who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald.
2. anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign.
3. a person sent in advance of troops, a royal train, etc., to provide or secure lodgings and other accommodations.
[verb]
4. to act as harbinger to; herald the coming of.
Etymology: late Middle English herbenger, nasalised variant of Middle English herbegere, dissimilated variant of Old French herberg(i)ere - host, equivalent to herberg(ie) - to shelter.
[Florian Bertmer]

HARBINGER

[noun]

1. a person or creature who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald.

2. anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign.

3. a person sent in advance of troops, a royal train, etc., to provide or secure lodgings and other accommodations.

[verb]

4. to act as harbinger to; herald the coming of.

Etymology: late Middle English herbenger, nasalised variant of Middle English herbegere, dissimilated variant of Old French herberg(i)ere - host, equivalent to herberg(ie) - to shelter.

[Florian Bertmer]

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    I will admit I used to slip an extra R in and said HarbRinger. Then I actually looked closely :v
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