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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Au·gu·ry n.; pl. Auguries
 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.