At last we got through the obsequies, shouldered the spoils between us, and started.
Priam performs the obsequies for sacus, believing him to be dead.
He was lying in state at his house above the harbour where we landed, and we were invited to assist at the obsequies.
It will not be my fault if I do not help warmly at his obsequies.
His obsequies were celebrated with the military pomp suited to his station.
Were they not celebrating the obsequies of an obnoxious policy?
Scarcely less magnificent were the obsequies accorded by the people of America to General Grant.
"The obsequies of a pirate are best held in late afternoon," he replied.
By the authority of Achilles a truce of eleven days was granted to the Trojans to celebrate the obsequies of Hector.
They were ostentatiously solemnizing the obsequies of the departed monarch.
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.