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n. pl. sac·ris·ties
A room in a church housing the sacred vessels and vestments; a vestry.
[Middle English sacristie, from Anglo-Norman, from Medieval Latin sacristia, from sacrista, sacristan; see sacristan.]
n, pl -ties
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a room attached to a church or chapel where the sacred vessels, vestments, etc, are kept and where priests attire themselves
[C17: from Medieval Latin sacristia; see sacristan]
sac•ris•ty(ˈsæk rɪ sti)
n., pl. -ties.
a room in a church in which sacred vessels, vestments, etc., are kept.
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|Noun||1.||sacristy - a room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept or meetings are held|
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"