noun \ˈsa-krə-stē\
plural sac·ris·ties

Definition of SACRISTY

:  a room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept and where the clergy vests

Examples of SACRISTY

  1. <our choir robes were stored in the sacristy>

Origin of SACRISTY

Middle English sacristie, from Medieval Latin sacristia, from sacrista sacristan, from Latin sacr-, sacer
First Known Use: 15th century

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