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obsequyn. [L. obsequiae, pl., funeral rites, fr. obsequi: cf. F. obsèques. See Obsequent, and cf. Obsequious.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "I will . . . fetch him hence, and solemnly attend,
    With silent obsequy and funeral train.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "I will myself
    Be the chief mourner at his obsequies.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The funeral obsequies were decently and privately performed by his family."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Obsequiousness.  B. Jonson.  [1913 Webster]

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