Definitions for maundy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Maundy(noun)

    a public ceremony on Maundy Thursday when the monarch distributes Maundy money

Wiktionary

  1. maundy(Noun)

    A commandment.

  2. maundy(Noun)

    The sacrament of the Lord's supper.

  3. maundy(Noun)

    The ceremony of washing the feet of poor persons or inferiors, performed as a religious rite on Maundy Thursday in commemoration of Christ's washing the disciples' feet at the Last Supper.

  4. maundy(Noun)

    The office appointed to be read during the ceremony of feet-washing.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Maundy

    mawn′di, n. the religious ceremony of washing the feet of others, esp. of inferiors, in commemoration of Christ's washing His disciples' feet at the Last Supper—still practised in Austria by the emperor.—Maundy money, the money given away on Maundy Thursday, the Thursday in Passion week, by the royal almoner, usually a penny for each year of the sovereign's reign—the small silver coins specially coined since 1662. [O. Fr. mande (Fr. mandé)—L. mandātum, command, i.e. the 'new Commandment' of John, xiii. 34.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maundy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maundy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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