Definition of Maundy thursday

1. Noun. The Thursday before Easter; commemorates the Last Supper.

Exact synonyms: Holy Thursday
Generic synonyms: Christian Holy Day

Definition of Maundy thursday

1. Proper noun. The Thursday before Easter; commemorates the Last Supper. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maundy Thursday

Maui Island
Maulvibazar District
Mauna Kea
Mauna Loa
Maunday Thursday
Maunday coin
Maunday money
Maunder minimum
Maundy Thursday
Maundy money
Maureen Catherine Connolly
Maurer's clefts
Maurer's dots
Mauriac's syndrome
Maurice Barrymore

Literary usage of Maundy thursday

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1. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1902)
"Here and in the probably Umbrian " devotions " for maundy thursday and Good Friday ... The " devotion " for maundy thursday is rich in touching passages of ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"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 ..."

3. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"It appears from the Euchologion that in the Greek Church aUo the blessing of chrism is one of the ceremonies of maundy thursday. •with balsam. ..."

4. English Church Life from the Restoration to the Tractarian Movement by John Wickham Legg (1914)
"maundy thursday. On April 4, 1667 being maundy thursday, ... Dr. Gilbert and Dr. Harter.3 On maundy thursday, April 3, 1740, it is announced that This Day ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"An important ceremony on maundy thursday was the washing of feet (see FOOT-WASHING). On the same day there took place the solemn readmission or ..."

6. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1893)
"... the Court Jester—Queen Elizabeth's Partiality for Greenwich-T*16 Order of the Garter—The Queen and the Countryman—maundy thursday Observances—Personal ..."

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