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n. (plural of augur English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: augur)

Usage examples of "augurs".

It specified that new pontifices and augurs must be elected by a tribal Assembly comprising seventeen of the thirty-five tribes chosen by lot.

Labienus legislate to return the choice of priests and augurs to the People in their tribes.

College of augurs, no member of which was an authority on the subject of augury, as augurs were no more and no less than elected religious officials who were legally obliged to consult a chart before pronouncing the omens auspicious or inauspicious.

Things got off to a rousing start, no boring litanies and clucking augurs to put up with.

At the same time the Chief Augur, Messala Rufus, called the College of Augurs into session.

College of Augurs, and every aspiring man in Rome wanted to contest the election.

Princeps Senatus, Pontifex Maximus, other priests and augurs, consulars, and even some private individuals outside the ranks of the Senate also owned auctoritas.

Domitius Ahenobarbus brought in a law compelling election of future augurs by an Assembly of seventeen tribes chosen from the thirty-five by lot.

Until this law, pontifices and augurs were co-opted by the College members.

The tenure is for life, as with all our priests and augurs, who are all elected.

Distinguished consular, eminent juror, long a member of the College of Augurs, at fifty-two years of age Lucius Caesar decided to go back to war.

Domitius Ahenobarbus brought in a law compelling election of future augurs by an assembly of seventeen tribes chosen from the thirty-five by lot.

Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus brought in a law requiring all priests and augurs to be elected at an assembly comprising seventeen of the thirty-five tribes chosen by lot.

Nor did he fly in the face of the augurs, or employ strong-arm tactics.

He and his fellow Augurs comprised the College of Augurs, an official State body, and at the time of this book numbered twelve, six patricians and six plebeians.