Definitions for obsequyˈɒb sɪ kwi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•se•quyˈɒb sɪ kwi(n.)(pl.)-quies.

  1. Usu., obsequies. a funeral rite or ceremony.

Origin of obsequy:

1350–1400; < MF < LL obsequiae, alter. (by confusion with exsequiae funeral rites) of obsequia. See obsequious


  1. obsequy(Noun)

    The last office for the dead

  2. obsequy(Noun)

    A funeral rite or service.

  3. Origin: From obsequii, alteration of obsequia (by confusion, in association with exequiae, from exsequi).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obsequy(noun)

    the last duty or service to a person, rendered after his death; hence, a rite or ceremony pertaining to burial; -- now used only in the plural

  2. Obsequy(noun)



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