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Exequies definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EX'EQUIES, n. plu. [L.exequioe, from exequor, that is, exsequor, to follow.]
Funeral rites; the ceremonies of burial; funeral procession.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n.pl. formal funeral rites. Etymology: ME f. OF f. L exsequiae (as EX-(1), sequi follow)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Exequy Ex"e*quy, n.; pl. Exequies. [L. exequiae, exsequiae, a funeral procession, fr. exsequi to follow out: cf. OF. exeques. See Exequte.] A funeral rite (usually in the plural); the ceremonies of burial; obsequies; funeral procession. But see his exequies fulfilled in Rouen. --Shak.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. pl. Obsequies, funeral rites, funeral procession, ceremonies of burial.



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