sacristy

noun sac·ris·ty \ ˈsa-krə-stē \

Definition of sacristy

plural sacristies
: 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

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Origin and Etymology of sacristy

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

sacristy Synonyms

Synonyms

vestry;

Related Words

cloakroom;

Other Christian Religious Terms


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