Definition of Exequies

1. Noun. (obsolete) (plural of exequy) ¹



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Definition of Exequies

1. exequy [n] - See also: exequy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exequies

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exenteritis
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exequatur
exequaturs
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exequies (current term)
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Literary usage of Exequies

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1. The First Reader by William Torrey Harris (1902)
"THE exequies OF MIGNON. 1. The abbe called them in the evening to attend the exequies of Mignon. The company proceeded to the Hall of the Past. ..."

2. The Fifth Reader by William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey, Henry David Thoreau (1879)
"THE exequies OF MIGNON. 1. The abbe called them in the evening to attend the exequies of Mignon. The company proceeded to the Hall of the Past. ..."

3. An Account of the Abipones, an Equestrian People of Paraguay: An Equestrian by Martin Dobrizhoffer (1822)
"OF THE MOURNING, THE exequies, AND FUNERAL CEREMONIES OF THE ABIPONES. OF those things which the Abipones do to testify their grief, according to the ..."

4. The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First by John Dryden, Edmond Malone (1800)
"... whose exequies the next successor had leisure to perform, when the siege was raised, and in the interval betwixt the poet's first action and his second, ..."

5. The Loves and Heroines of the Poets by Richard Henry Stoddard (1861)
"THE exequies. Draw near, You lovers that complain Of Fortune or Disdain, And to my ashes lend a tear; Melt the hard marble with your groans, And soften the ..."

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