Definition of sacristy
: a room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept and where the clergy vests
Examples of sacristy in a Sentence
our choir robes were stored in the sacristy
Recent Examples of sacristy from the Web
Some lady, a church worker in a floral dress, was moving cardboard boxes from the altar to the sacristy.
Layton argued that a decision in favor of the church would open a Pandora's sacristy of demands by religious organizations on the public purse.
If anybody can dispel the cobwebs and vapors that have collected in the Plath sacristy, Dakota and Dunst can (fingers crossed).
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Origin and Etymology of sacristy
Middle English sacristie, from Medieval Latin sacristia, from sacrista sacristan, from Latin sacr-, sacer
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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