noun, plural obsequies. Usually, obsequies.
a funeral rite or ceremony.

1350–1400; Middle English obseque < Middle French < Late Latin obsequiae, alteration (by confusion with exsequiae funeral rites) of obsequia, plural of Latin obsequium; see obsequious

obsequies, obsequious.
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late 14c., from L. obsequium (see obsequious). Now usually in plural, obsequies.
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The second day after his obsequy was done reverently, and on his body laid a tomb of stone and his banner hanging over him.
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