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vestry

noun

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a room in a church building for sacred furnishings (as vestments)
  • the priest returned the chalice to the vestry

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The first known use of vestry was in the 14th century

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“Vestry.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vestry. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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