sacristy

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noun sac·ris·ty \ˈsa-krə-stē\

Definition of sacristy

plural

sacristies

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

Examples of sacristy in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of sacristy

Middle English sacristie, from Medieval Latin sacristia, from sacrista sacristan, from Latin sacr-, sacer


First Known Use: 15th century

Other Christian Religious Terms


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