month's mind

month's mind
noun Date: 15th century a Roman Catholic requiem mass held a month after a person's death

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  • Month's Mind — A Month s Mind is a requiem mass celebrated about one month after a person s death, in memory of the deceased. [1] In medieval and later England, it was a service and feast held one month after the death of anyone in his or her memory. Bede… …   Wikipedia

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  • month's mind — Rom. Cath. Ch. a Requiem Mass said on the thirtieth day after a person s death or burial. [1425 75; late ME moneth mynde] * * * …   Universalium

  • year's mind — noun Etymology: Middle English yeris minde, from Old English gēargemynd, from gēar year + gemynd memory, commemoration, mind more at year, mind : a Roman Catholic requiem mass for a deceased person held on or near the anniversary of death or… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • mind — /muynd/, n. 1. (in a human or other conscious being) the element, part, substance, or process that reasons, thinks, feels, wills, perceives, judges, etc.: the processes of the human mind. 2. Psychol. the totality of conscious and unconscious… …   Universalium

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  • Month — (m[u^]nth), n. [OE. month, moneth, AS. m[=o]n[eth], m[=o]na[eth]; akin to m[=o]na moon, and to D. maand month, G. monat, OHG. m[=a]n[=o]d, Icel. m[=a]nu[eth]r, m[=a]na[eth]r, Goth. m[=e]n[=o][thorn]s. [root]272. See {Moon}.] One of the twelve… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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