month's mind


noun Roman Catholic Church.

a Requiem Mass said on the thirtieth day after a person's death or burial.

Nearby words

  1. montgomery, l. m.,
  2. montgomery, richard,
  3. montgomeryshire,
  4. month,
  5. month of sundays, a,
  6. montherlant,
  7. monthly,
  8. monthly meeting,
  9. monticellite,
  10. monticello

Origin of month's mind

1425–75; late Middle English moneth mynde

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British Dictionary definitions for month's mind

month's mind

noun

RC Church a Mass celebrated in remembrance of a person one month after his death
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