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Definition of "sacristy" [sac•ris•ty]

  • A room in a church housing the sacred vessels and vestments; a vestry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sacristy" in a sentence
  • "In the sacristy is a horrid and appropriate image of the bad thief."
  • "A sacristy is a room where sacred vessels and vestments are kept."
  • "ALLEN: Well, he is in a room called the sacristy, which is, if you like, the prep room for priests before the mass."