One entry found for Maundy Thursday.
Main Entry: MaunĚdy Thursday
Pronunciation: mn-d-, män-
Etymology: Middle English maunde "ceremony of washing the feet of the poor on the Thursday before Easter," from early French mandé (same meaning), from Latin mandatum "command"; so called from Jesus' words "A new Commandment I give to you . . ." in John 13:34 (RSV) after he washed the feet of his disciples at the Last Supper : the Thursday before Easter