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Meaning of MAUNDY

Pronunciation:  'mândee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (United Kingdom) a public ceremony on Maundy Thursday when the monarch distributes Maundy money
 

MAUNDY is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Maun"dy\, n. [See {Maundy Thursday}.]
1. The sacrament of the Lord's Supper. [Obs.]

2. The ceremony of washing the feet of the poor on Maundy
   Thursday.

3. The alms distributed in connection with this ceremony or
   on Maundy Thursday.

Note: In England, the foot washing is obsolete, but the
      ``royal maundy'' is distributed annually on behalf of
      the sovereign. Since 1890 this distribution has been
      made from Westminster Abbey.

 

 

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