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noun as in washing

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Today is ‘Maundy Thursday’ in the Christian calendar, and the purses are known as ‘Maundy Money’.

The almoner also superintended the daily maundy, or washing the feet of the poor selected for that purpose.

On Maundy Thursday, to set forth the anointing, which is consecrated to the purification of the soul.

Young dandelion greens are eaten on Maundy Thursday in order to remain well throughout the year.

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.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to maundy, such as: bath, bathing, laundry, soaking, ablution, and fomentation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.