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Definition of "sacrist" [sa•crist]

  • A sacristan. (noun)
  • A person retained in a cathedral to copy out music for the choir and take care of the books. (noun)

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Use "sacrist" in a sentence
  • "But Borellas was a humble priest whose knowledge of Santiago de Compostela’s alleyways and courtyards had saved the sacrist from the French."
  • "He did, technically, rank as an obedientary of the priory, but he never thought of himself as being equal to the sacrist and the others because they were all so much older than he."
  • "Remigius came in with Andrew, the sacrist, and they sat by John Small and Pierre."