maundy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (môn'dē), [key]
— n.
  1. the ceremony of washing the feet of the poor, esp. commemorating Jesus' washing of His disciples' feet on Maundy Thursday.
  2. Also calledmoney distributed as alms in conjunction with the ceremony of maundy or on Maundy Thursday.
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