Synonyms for obsequy

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The second day after his obsequy was done reverently, and on his body laid a tomb of stone and his banner hanging over him.

All below was a dark blue twilight, as if for an obsequy within instead of for one on the roof.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French obseque, osseque "funeral rites," from Medieval Latin obsequiae, influenced in sense by confusion of Latin obsequium "compliance" (see obsequious) with exsequiae "funeral rites." Now usually in plural, obsequies.

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