The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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
From their flight strange auguries she drew.
He resigned himself . . . with a docility that gave
little augury of his future greatness. --Prescott.
3. A rite, ceremony, or observation of an augur.