O"bit(?), n. [OF. obit, L. obitus, fr. obire to go against, to go to meet, (sc. mortem) to die; ob (see Ob-) + ire to go. See Issue.] 1. Death; decease; the date of one's death. Wood.
2. A funeral solemnity or office; obsequies.
3. A service for the soul of a deceased person on the anniversary of the day of his death.
The emoluments and advantages from oblations, obits, and other sources, increased in value.Milman.
4. Same as obituary; -- by shortenting.
Post obit [L.
post obitum]. See Post-obit.
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