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See also: obsequiés
obsequies pl (plural only)
- the plural only usage is favored by the Oxford Dictionary, and thus can be considered to be British, whereas Webster's dictionary, with prevalence of the usage in the plural being noted, gives both singular and plural forms of the word.
- in modern usage, not to be confused with obsequious
- The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus. American Edition. Oxford University Press, 1997
- Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language. Random House, 1996.