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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Augury  \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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