What does maundy thursday mean?

maundy thursday meaning in General Dictionary

the Thursday before Easter; commemorates the very last Supper

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  • The Thursday in Passion few days or next before Good Friday
  • The Thursday in Passion week, or next before great Friday.

maundy thursday meaning in Law Dictionary

the afternoon preceding Good-friday, on which princes gave alms.


maundy thursday meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Thursday before Easter, mid-15c., from Middle English maunde "the Last dinner," additionally "ceremony of cleansing the feet," from Old French mand


maundy thursday meaning in General Dictionary

The Thursday in enthusiasm week, or after that before Good-friday.


Sentence Examples with the word maundy thursday

Of Chrysostom and St Augustine, who both speak of Maundy Thursday as being marked by a solemn celebration of.

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