Exequy
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. [1913 Webster]

But see his exequies fulfilled in Rouen. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • exequy — exequial /ek see kwee euhl/, adj. /ek si kwee/, n., pl. exequies. 1. Usually, exequies. funeral rites or ceremonies; obsequies. 2. a funeral procession. [1350 1400; ME exequies (pl.) < ML, L exequiae lit., train of followers, equiv. to ex EX 1 +… …   Universalium

  • exequy — funeral rites; funeral procession Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • exequy — ex·e·quy …   English syllables

  • exequy — ˈeksəkwē noun (plural exequies) Etymology: Middle English exequies, exequise, singular & plural, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French exequies, plural, from Latin exequiae, exsequiae, plural, from exequi, exsequi to follow, perform, execute …   Useful english dictionary

  • Exequies — 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. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Execute — Ex e*cute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Executed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Executing}.] [F. ex[ e]cuter, L. executus, exsecutus, p. p. of exequi to follow to the end, pursue; ex out + sequi to follow. See {Second}, {Sue} to follow up, and cf. {Exequy}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Executed — Execute Ex e*cute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Executed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Executing}.] [F. ex[ e]cuter, L. executus, exsecutus, p. p. of exequi to follow to the end, pursue; ex out + sequi to follow. See {Second}, {Sue} to follow up, and cf. {Exequy}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Executing — Execute Ex e*cute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Executed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Executing}.] [F. ex[ e]cuter, L. executus, exsecutus, p. p. of exequi to follow to the end, pursue; ex out + sequi to follow. See {Second}, {Sue} to follow up, and cf. {Exequy}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exequatur — /ek si kway teuhr, kwot euhr/, n. 1. a written recognition of a consul by the government of the state in which he or she is stationed giving authorization to exercise appropriate powers. 2. an authorization granted by a secular ruler for the… …   Universalium

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