What's an Augury?

augury / building-augury

au·gu·ry / ˈôɡ(y)ərē / [aw-gyuh-ree] noun A sign of what will happen in the future; prediction. The work of an augur; the interpretation of omens. Back in the days of the Roman Empire, the Augurs were the religious officials (priests). Before going into battle, the emperor would approach…