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After this maundy they were fed and sent away with a small present of money.

The ceremony observed on the day was called holding or making the Maundy.

He distributes the sovereign's doles to the poor on Maundy Thursday.

In England the giving of gifts on Maundy Thursday has taken the place of foot-washing.

He also provided the Maundy gifts and selected the poor for the washing of feet.

Maundy, mawn′di, n. the religious ceremony of washing the feet of others, esp.

Nipter, nip′tėr, n. the ecclesiastical ceremony of washing the feet—the same as maundy.

It was named Maundy Thursday from the baskets (or maunds) which contained the gifts.

Maundy money is still distributed at Magdalen College, Oxford.

On Maundy Thursday we cast off the warps on shore, took our spare anchors on board, and waited for the tide.

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