augury

A message from the gods of which examples were: - the caw of a crow was a good omen if it came from the left. - the croaking of a raven was a good omen if it came from the right. The presence of bees, sacred messengers of the gods, was seen as a sign of good luck.

augury

a divination from omens. Here it refers to the ritual sacrifice of an animal and the examination of its organs for an indication of the future.
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Augury

Augury is the practice from ancient Roman religion of interpreting omens from the observed flight of birds. When the individual, known as the augur, interpreted these signs, it is referred to as `taking the auspices`. `Augur` and `auspices` are from the Latin auspicium and auspex, literally `one who looks at birds`, Depending upon the bird...
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Augury

• (n.) A rite, ceremony, or observation of an augur. • (n.) The art or practice of foretelling events by observing the actions of birds, etc.; divination. • (n.) An omen; prediction; prognostication; indication of the future; presage.
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augury

sign noun an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come; `he hoped it was an augury`; `it was a sign from God`
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Augury

Au'gu·ry noun ; plural Auguries [ Latin 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 ...
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augury

an event indicating important things to come
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augury

an event indicating important things to come
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augury

an event indicating important things to come
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Augury

Augury is divination from the behaviour of birds.
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Augury

Divination.
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Augury

Divination.
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augury

omen sign 
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augury

prophetic divining of the future by observation of natural phenomena—particularly the behaviour of birds and animals and the examination of their ... [7 related articles]
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Augury

The USS Augury was an American Admirable Class minesweeper of 625 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Augury was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 14.5 knots and carried a complement of 104. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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augury

[n] - an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
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