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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Obsequy \Ob"se*quy\, n.; pl. Obsequies. [L. obsequiae, pl., funeral rites, fr. obsequi: cf. F. obs[`e]ques. See Obsequent, and cf. Obsequious.] 1. The last duty or service to a person, rendered after his death; hence, a rite or ceremony pertaining to burial; -- now used only in the plural. --Spencer. [1913 Webster] I will . . . fetch him hence, and solemnly attend, With silent obsequy and funeral train. --Milton [1913 Webster] I will myself Be the chief mourner at his obsequies. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The funeral obsequies were decently and privately performed by his family. --J. P. Mahaffy. [1913 Webster] 2. Obsequiousness. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]