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



BrE BrE//ˈvestri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvestri//
(pl. vestries)
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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 sacristy Word Originlate Middle English: probably from an Anglo-Norman French alteration of Old French vestiarie, from Latin vestiarium.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: vestry