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Definition of "maundy" [maun•dy]

  • A commandment. (noun)
  • The sacrament of the Lord's supper. (noun)
  • 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 disciples' feet at the Last Supper. (noun)
  • The office appointed to be read during the ceremony of feet-washing. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "maundy" in a sentence
  • "The word maundy comes from the Latin word mandatum (commandment) which is the first word of the Gospel acclamation:"
  • "The English word "maundy" is derived from the Latin word mandatum, which is the Vulgate's translation of Jesus 'words in John 13: 34: "A new commandment I give unto you, that you love one another.""
  • "In case I die it would be a karmic accident sent here on earth for my forefathers sins to repent maundy thursday stations of the cross the holy month of lent desolate dissolute man he came he saw his death he need not invent an accident god sent hopes as large as mansions trying to fit in a tattered and torn tent silent scriptures bleeding sorrow"