Maun"dy (?), n. [See Maundy Thursday.]
The sacrament of the Lord's Supper. [Obs.]
The ceremony of washing the feet of the poor on Maundy Thursday.
The alms distributed in connection with this ceremony or on Maundy Thursday.
⇒ In England, the foot washing is obsolete, but the "royal maundy" is distributed annually on behalf of the sovereign. Since 1890 this distribution has been made from Westminster Abbey.
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