Au"gu*ry (?), n.; pl. Auguries (). [L. aucurium.]

1.

The art or practice of foretelling events by observing the actions of birds, etc.; divination.

2.

An omen; prediction; prognostication; indication of the future; presage.

From their flight strange auguries she drew. Drayton.

He resigned himself . . . with a docility that gave little augury of his future greatness. Prescott.

3.

A rite, ceremony, or observation of an augur.

 

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