sacristy

Part of speech: noun

A room, as in a church, where the sacred vessels and vestments are kept.

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Usage examples "sacristy":

  1. Accordingly, after telling the father superior that he might expect to hear from me again immediately, I made my bow and hastened out of the sacristy. - "The Queen of Hearts", Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009.
  2. " Just convanient, in a small chapel off the sacristy; and throuble enough we have to keep him quiet. - "Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)", Charles Lever.
  3. Murillo's Angel de la Guarda, or Guardian Angel, is in this sacristy. - "The Story of Seville", Walter M. Gallichan.