exequy definition

  • noun:
    • Funeral rites.
    • A funeral rite (usually in the plural); the ceremonies of burial; obsequies; funeral procession.
    • plural Funeral rites; the ceremonies of burial; obsequies.
    • A funeral hymn or elegy: as, the exequy on death of their wife by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester.
    • Funeral rites.
    • A funeral rite (usually into the plural); the ceremonies of burial; obsequies; funeral procession.
    • plural funeral service rites; the ceremonies of burial; obsequies.
    • A funeral hymn or elegy: as, the exequy on the loss of their partner by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester.
    • Funeral rites.
    • A funeral rite (usually in the plural); the ceremonies of burial; obsequies; funeral procession.
    • plural funeral service rites; the ceremonies of burial; obsequies.
    • A funeral hymn or elegy: as, the exequy in the death of his wife by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester.

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