Au"gu*ry (?), n.; pl. Auguries (). [L. aucurium.]
The art or practice of foretelling events by observing the actions of birds, etc.; divination.
An omen; prediction; prognostication; indication of the future; presage.
From their flight strange auguries she drew.
He resigned himself . . . with a docility that gave little augury of his future greatness.
A rite, ceremony, or observation of an augur.
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