from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or pertaining to augurs or augury; augural.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Relating to augurs or to augury.
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- adjective Relating to
augursor to augury.
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Only the bishops have retained the augurial staff, called the crosier; which was the distinctive mark of the dignity of augur; so that the symbol of falsehood has become the symbol of truth.
“If a hare cross the highway,” says Sir Thomas Browne, (230) “there are few above threescore that are not perplexed thereat; which notwithstanding is but an augurial terror, according to that received expression,