maundy (plural maundies)
- (obsolete) A commandment.
- (obsolete) The sacrament of the Lord's supper.
- 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.
- The office appointed to be read during the ceremony of feet-washing.
- maundy in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
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