obit

noun \ ō-ˈbit , ˈō-bət , especially British ˈä-bit \

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  1. she reads the obits as soon as she gets her morning paper

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Origin and Etymology of obit

Middle English death, service marking the anniversary of a death, from Anglo-French, from Latin obitus death, from obire to go to meet, die, from ob- in the way + ire to go — more at issue

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