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vestry

ves·try

vestry

 
pronunciation:
ve stri
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: vestries
definition 1: a church room or building in which clerical vestments are put on and in which these and other liturgical objects are stored; sacristy.
definition 2: a meeting room, in some churches.
definition 3: in the Anglican and Episcopal churches, a lay committee that manages the temporal affairs of the church, or a meeting of this committee or of the congregation.
derivation: vestral (adj.)
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The word vestry contains the following part:
vest Latin root that means clothe; clothing