from The Century Dictionary.
- noun plural Funeral rites; the ceremonies of burial; obsequies.
- noun A funeral hymn or elegy: as, the exequy on the death of his wife by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A funeral rite (usually in the plural); the ceremonies of burial; obsequies; funeral procession.
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- noun obsolete, now only in plural
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From Old French exequies, from Latin exsequias, accusative of exsequiæ ‘train of followers’.
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