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 for Maundy Thursday
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Maundy Thursday \Maun"dy Thurs"day\ [OE. maunde a command, OF.
     mand['e], L. mandatum, from mandare to command. See called
     from the ancient custom of washing the feet of the poor on
     this day, which was taken to be the fulfillment of the "new
     commandment," --John xiii. 5, 34.] (Eccl.)
     The Thursday in Passion week, or next before Good Friday.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Maundy Thursday
      n 1: the Thursday before Easter; commemorates the Last Supper
           [syn: Maundy Thursday, Holy Thursday]

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