Examples of vestry in a Sentence
the priest returned the chalice to the vestry
Recent Examples of vestry from the Web
The doors were designed by professor Knowles, a longtime church vestry member.
The rector, wardens, vestry and congregation members look forward to another 150 of open door ministry at the corner of Main Street and Broadway.
The church vestry voted to remove the battle flags in November 2015.
Lella and Cecilia created a proposal and presented it to the church's vestry, where it was enthusiastically approved and they were given $500 in seed money to try it for three months.
The church's vestry, a parish council, will take up Greenwell's request.
Mrs. Rienhoff became an active parishioner of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in nearby Chestertown, and served on its vestry.
A penthouse asking $50 million at the under-construction Manhattan condominium 70 Vestry is in contract, according to Related Companies, the developer.
A Jazz Age street scene greets children at the Walker Tower, a condominium in a 1929 Chelsea tower, while 70 Vestry in TriBeCa has a playroom with hundreds of blocks inspired by the neighborhood’s cobblestone streets.
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Origin and Etymology of vestry
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of vestry for English Language Learners
: a small room in a church where a priest dresses for the services and where holy items used during services are kept
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