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[Middle English, death, record of date of death, from Old French, death, from Latin obitus; see obituary.]
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1. short for obituary
2. a memorial service
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o•bit(oʊˈbɪt; esp. Brit. ˈɒb ɪt)
[1325–75; Middle English obite < Latin obitus death, derivative of obi-, s. of obīre to meet, meet one's death, die]
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|Noun||1.||obit - a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography|
notice - an announcement containing information about an event; "you didn't give me enough notice"; "an obituary notice"; "a notice of sale
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