Definition of Holy thursday

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

Exact synonyms: Maundy Thursday
Generic synonyms: Christian Holy Day

Definition of Holy thursday

1. Proper noun. (context Christianity) Maundy Thursday, the Thursday before Easter ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holy Thursday

Holy Land
Holy Mother
Holy Mother of God
Holy Roller
Holy Rollers
Holy Roman Emperor
Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II
Holy Roman Empire
Holy Sacrament
Holy Scripture
Holy See
Holy Sepulcher
Holy Sepulchre
Holy Spirit
Holy Thursday
Holy Trinity
Holy War Warriors
Holy Wednesday
Holy Week
Holy Writ
Holy Year
Holy of Holies
Holzknecht unit

Literary usage of Holy thursday

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"While " Green Thursday " and " holy thursday " are only popular ... 431), bears witness that he administered the Lord's Supper on holy thursday, ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"holy thursday 'TWAS on a holy thursday, their innocent faces clean, The children walking two and two, in red and blue and green, Grey headed beadles walk'd ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"holy thursday From < Songs of Innocence > >rr^WAS on a holy thursday, their innocent faces clean. Came children walking two and two, in red and blue and ..."

4. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1869)
"holy thursday AT THE AUSTRIAN COURT. YEARS ago—how many I do not like to say, but it was when life was in its freshness—I found myself at Vienna, ..."

5. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"Georgius mentions this term as applied by some liturgical writers to the night of holy thursday, ie Thursday in Holy Week, because, at that time, ..."

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