noun, plural ob·se·quies. Usually obsequies.
Origin of obsequy
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH obsequyobsequies obsequious
Words nearby obsequy
Example sentences from the Web for obsequies
Ismar, wishing to give his body a splendid funeral, prepared a banquet of royal bounty to increase the splendour of the obsequies.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
After the obsequies they seek the young Apis, they seek him throughout sacred Egypt.The Tour|Louis Couperus
But now the pyre is ready to be heaped, and the obsequies of Patroclus are on the point of being celebrated.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)|John Addington Symonds
So they were all obliged to go, and the obsequies were conducted in a fitting manner.
His obsequies were celebrated with every sign of mourning, and he was buried in San Francesco at Lucca.The Prince|Nicolo Machiavelli