Maundy


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maundy

(ˈmɔːndɪ)
n, pl maundies
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the ceremonial washing of the feet of poor persons in commemoration of Jesus' washing of his disciples' feet (John 13:4–34) re-enacted in some churches on Maundy Thursday
[C13: from Old French mandé something commanded, from Latin mandatum commandment, from the words of Christ: Mandātum novum dō vōbīs A new commandment give I unto you]
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Noun1.Maundy - a public ceremony on Maundy Thursday when the monarch distributes Maundy moneyMaundy - a public ceremony on Maundy Thursday when the monarch distributes Maundy money
ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance - a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Maundy

[ˈmɔːndɪ] CPD Maundy money N (Brit) dinero que reparte el monarca a los pobres el Jueves Santo
Maundy Thursday NJueves m Santo
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