[mawn-dee] /ˈmɔn di/
the ceremony of washing the feet of the poor, especially commemorating Jesus’ washing of His disciples’ feet on Maundy Thursday.
Also called maundy money. money distributed as alms in conjunction with the ceremony of maundy or on Maundy Thursday.
noun (pl) maundies
(Christianity) the ceremonial washing of the feet of poor persons in commemoration of Jesus’ washing of his disciples’ feet (John 13:4–34) re-enacted in some churches on Maundy Thursday
noun 1. the Thursday of Holy Week, commemorating Jesus’ Last Supper and His washing of the disciples’ feet upon that day. noun 1. (Christianity) the Thursday before Easter observed as a commemoration of the Last Supper Thursday before Easter, mid-15c., from Middle English maunde “the Last Supper,” also “ceremony of washing the feet,” from Old […]
/ˈmɔːndʒɪ/ adjective -gier, -giest 1. (West Yorkshire, dialect) (esp of a child) sulky, bad-tempered, or peevish
[moh-puh-sahnt; French moh-pa-sahn] /ˈmoʊ pəˌsɑnt; French moʊ paˈsɑ̃/ noun 1. (Henri René Albert) Guy de [ahn-ree ruh-ney al-ber gee duh] /ɑ̃ˈri rəˈneɪ alˈbɛr gi də/ (Show IPA), 1850–93, French short-story writer and novelist. /French mopɑsɑ̃/ noun 1. (Henri René Albert) Guy de (ɡi də). 1850–93, French writer, noted esp for his short stories, such as […]
[moh-per-twee] /moʊ pɛrˈtwi/ noun 1. Pierre Louis Moreau de [pyer lwee maw-roh duh] /pyɛr lwi mɔˈroʊ də/ (Show IPA), 1698–1759, French mathematician, astronomer, and biologist. /French mopɛrtɥi/ noun 1. Pierre Louis Moreau de (pjɛr lwi mɔro də). 1698–1759, French mathematician, who originated the principle of least action (or Maupertuis principle)