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exequy


exequy


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exequy  \Ex"e*quy\,  n.;  pl  {Exequies}.  [L.  exequiae,  exsequiae 
  a  funeral  procession,  fr  exsequi  to  follow  out:  cf  OF 
  exeques.  See  {Exequte}.] 
  A  funeral  rite  (usually  in  the  plural);  the  ceremonies  of 
  burial;  obsequies;  funeral  procession. 
 
  But  see  his  exequies  fulfilled  in  Rouen.  --Shak.