Maundy money


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Maundy money

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(Anglicanism) specially minted coins distributed by the British sovereign on Maundy Thursday
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Noun1.Maundy money - specially minted silver coins that are distributed by the British sovereign on Maundy ThursdayMaundy money - specially minted silver coins that are distributed by the British sovereign on Maundy Thursday
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
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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Maundy Money landed the race for a second time last year at the age of ten, when competing at his sixth consecutive Galway festival, but unfortunately the David Marnane-trained miler has succumbed to injury and may have run his last race.
SMILING broadly and looking resplendent in a rose-coloured hat and coat, the Queen hands out Maundy money to OAPs at Blackburn Cathedral.
But, proven on the track and clearly in good heart, Maundy Money will do for me.
THE Queen's visit to Merseyside this week will see the symbolic gift of Maundy money handed out in Liverpool for the first time.
The Queen on walkabout in Guildford after distributing Maundy money to deserving men and women yesterday Pictures: tim ockenden
The Queen was today giving Maundy Money to 158 pensioners in an historic ceremony at Wakefield Cathedral.
THE QUEEN yesterday gave out Maundy Money to 77 men and 77 women in the Norman cathedral at Gloucester.
She was to present 69 men and 69 women - for each of her 69 years - with Maundy money for their service to the community or the church.
RUNNING at his sixth straight Galway Festival, the David Marnane-trained veteran Maundy Money captured the Guinness Time Handicap in emphatic style.
Core Element denied Fastidious by a nose to win the 7f handicap under 5lb claimer Colin Keane three weeks ago, and the following Friday Golden Shoe landed an identical race, beating today's rivals Suehail and Maundy Money into second and fourth.
The Queen presented elderly people at the service with a token of gratitude - Maundy money.
At the reception following the Maundy money distribution in 2004 (and also marking the Liverpool Cathedral centenary) Prince Phillip jokingly helped himself to a couple of extra cans of brown ale "for the onward journey", tucking them into his inside jacket pocket.