Definition of Obsequy. Meaning of Obsequy. Synonyms of Obsequy

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Definition of Obsequy

Obsequy
Obsequy Ob"se*quy, n.; pl. Obsequies. [L. obsequiae, pl., funeral rites, fr. obsequi: cf.F. obs[`e]ques. See Obsequent, and cf. Obsequious.] 1. 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. --Spencer. I will . . . fetch him hence, and solemnly attend, With silent obsequy and funeral train. --Milton I will myself Be the chief mourner at his obsequies. --Dryden. The funeral obsequies were decently and privately performed by his family --J. P. Mahaffy. 2. Obsequiousness. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.

Meaning of Obsequy from wikipedia

- Funerary practices in different cultures A funeral is a ceremony connected with the final disposition of a corpse, such as a burial or cremation, with...
- streets, houses, windows, leads and gutters, that came out to see the obsequy, and when they beheld her statue lying upon the coffin, there was such...
- muumuu uy /aɪ/ buy, buyout, gu**** /iː/ /wi/ guyot, cliquy, plaguy tuyere, obsequy, soliloquy /jʊɪ/ toluyl /uːj/ thuya, gruyere y before multiple consonants...
- interdict Every fowl of tyrant wing, Save the eagle, feather'd king: Keep the obsequy so strict. Let the priest in surplice white, That defunctive music can...
- Baroque church was dedicated in 1777. In 1810 Max von Schenkendorf led an obsequy for the po****r Queen Louise at the Propsteikirche with music by Johann...
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- Unfriedt decorated the church with galleries, a royal box, and high altar. An obsequy for Queen Louise of Prussia was held at the church on 11 September 1810...
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