Skire Thursday

noun

Definition of Skire Thursday

obsolete

  1. :  maundy thursday

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Origin and Etymology of skire thursday

Middle English skire thuresday (translation of Old Norse skīri-thōrsdagr), from skir, skire bright, pure (from Old Norse skīrr) + thuresday Thursday; probably from the practice of confessing one's sins on Maundy Thursday — more at sheer


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