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Definition of sacristy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sacristy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsækrɪsti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsækrɪsti//
 
(pl. sacristies)
 
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a room in a church where a priest prepares for a service by putting on special clothes and where various objects used in worship are kept synonym vestry Word Origin late Middle English: from French sacristie, from medieval Latin sacristia, based on Latin sacer, sacr- ‘sacred’.
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