Definition of Obsequies

1. n. pl. See Obsequy.



Definition of Obsequies

1. Noun. (pluralonly) Funeral rites. ¹

2. Noun. see obsequy ¹

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Definition of Obsequies

1. obsequy [n] - See also: obsequy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obsequies

obscurists
obscurities
obscurity
obscæne
obsecrate
obsecrated
obsecrates
obsecrating
obsecration
obsecrations
obsecratory
obsequent
obsequie
obsequience
obsequiences
obsequies (current term)
obsequious
obsequiously
obsequiousness
obsequity
obsequy
observ'd
observabilities
observability
observable
observables
observably
observance
observances
observancy

Literary usage of Obsequies

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1. The Revolution of 1848 by Imbert de Saint-Amand (1895)
"CHAPTER II THE obsequies OF MADAME ADELAIDE first ceremony of 1848 was the celebration of JL Madame Adelaide's obsequies. They took place at Dreux, ..."

2. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: The Antiquities of the Christian Church. With Two by Joseph Bingham (1856)
"Therefore, because grief in funeral obsequies rather chooses secrecy, and it is all one to the dead whether they be carried forth by night or by day, ..."

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