noun, plural ob·se·quies. Usually obsequies.
Origin of obsequy
Can be confusedobsequies obsequious
Examples 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