What is another word for Maundy Money?

3 synonyms found


[ mˈɔːndi mˈʌnɪ], [ mˈɔːndi mˈʌnɪ], [ m_ˈɔː_n_d_i m_ˈʌ_n_ɪ]

Maundy Money is a term used to describe coins that are distributed during a royal tradition that takes place on Maundy Thursday in the UK. These coins consist of special designations and are given to a select group of individuals in recognition of their service to the community. Synonyms for Maundy Money can include Royal Alms, Maundy Gifts, Royal Tokens, Maundy Coins and Royal Charity Money. Each of these synonyms describes the same tradition of giving coins to deserving individuals in the community, but they differ in how they describe the act of giving and the purpose of the coins.

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How to use "Maundy money" in context?

Maundy Money, an ancient Christian custom of giving a penny each to the poor on Easter, has been interpreted in many different ways. One common interpretation is that it represents the money given by Christ to his disciples to enable them to spread His message. Another is that it represents the money given by Mary Magdalene to help pay for the funeral of Christ.

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