AUS'TROMANCY, n. [from auster, the south wind, and Gr. divination.]

Soothsaying, or prediction of future events, from observations of the winds.

Auterfoits, a word composed of the French autre, another, and foits, fois, time, introduced into law language, under the Norman princes of England. It signifies, at another time, formerly; as auterfoits acquit, auterfoits attaint, auterfoits convict, formerly acquitted, attainted or convicted, which being specially pleaded, is a bar to a second prosecution for the same offense.