Warn"ing, a.

Giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice.

That warning timepiece never ceased. Longfellow.

Warning piece, Warning wheel Horol., a piece or wheel which produces a sound shortly before the clock strikes.

 

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Warn"ing, n.

1.

Previous notice.

"At a month's warning."

Dryden.

A great journey to take upon so short a warning. L'Estrange.

2.

Caution against danger, or against faults or evil practices which incur danger; admonition; monition.

Could warning make the world more just or wise. Dryden.

 

© Webster 1913.

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