the Thursday of Holy Week, commemorating Jesus' Last Supper and His washing of the disciples' feet upon that day.
QUIZ TIME: TEST YOUR MEMORY OF THE MAY 2020 WORDS OF THE DAY
Let the aeolian gusts transport you back to these popular Words of the Day from the month of May. How many do you remember?
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?
Origin of Maundy Thursday
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
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British Dictionary definitions for maundy thursday
Christianity the Thursday before Easter observed as a commemoration of the Last Supper
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