Definition of Exequy

1. n. A funeral rite (usually in the plural); the ceremonies of burial; obsequies; funeral procession.



Definition of Exequy

1. Noun. (obsolete now only in plural) Funeral rites. ¹

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Definition of Exequy

1. a funeral procession [n -QUIES] : EXEQUIAL [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exequy

exendin
exendins
exenterate
exenterated
exenterates
exenterating
exenteration
exenterations
exenteritis
exept
exequatur
exequaturs
exequial
exequies
exequious
exequy (current term)
exercent
exercice
exercisable
exercise asthma
exercise ball
exercise bicycle
exercise bike
exercise bone
exercise book
exercise books
exercise device

Literary usage of Exequy

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1. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"exequy. BY HENRY KING, BISHOP OF Cin< HESTER. [1592-1669; Chaplain to James I.] ACCEPT, thou shrine of my dead saint, Instead of dirges, this complaint; ..."

2. The Blameless Prince: And Other Poems by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1869)
"... THE DUKE'S exequy. ARRAS, AD 1404. /CLOTHED in sable, crowned with gold, All his wars and councils ended, ..."

3. Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry by Henry Headley, Henry Kett (1810)
"THE exequy. ACCEPT, thou shrine of my dead saint; Instead of dirges, this complaint; And for sweet flowers to crown thy hearse, Receive a strew of weeping ..."

4. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell, Caroline Ticknor, Nathan Haskell Dole, Forrest Morgan (1898)
"... Or draw his frailties from their dread abode; There they alike in trembling hope repose, The bosom of his Father and his God. exequy. ..."

5. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl, Donald Grant Mitchell (1899)
"... Or draw his frailties from their dread abode; There they alike in trembling hope repose, The bosom of his Father and his God. exequy. ..."

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