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Vestry vs. Vestiary

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Vestrynoun

A room in a church where the clergy put on their vestments and where these are stored; also used for meetings and classes; a sacristy.

‘The choirboys change into their cassocks in the vestry.’;

Vestiarynoun

A dressing room or storeroom for clothes, especially in a church or other religious house.

Vestrynoun

A committee of parishioners elected to administer the temporal affairs of a parish.

‘The vestry meets on the first Tuesday of every month.’;

Vestiarynoun

clothing; garments

Vestrynoun

An assembly of persons who manage parochial affairs; so called because usually held in a vestry.

Vestiaryadjective

Pertaining to clothes or clothing.

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Vestrynoun

A room appendant to a church, in which sacerdotal vestments and sacred utensils are sometimes kept, and where meetings for worship or parish business are held; a sacristy; - formerly called revestiary.

‘He said unto him that was over the vestry, Bring forth vestments for all the worshipers of Baal.’;

Vestiarynoun

A wardrobe; a robing room; a vestry.

Vestrynoun

A parochial assembly; an assembly of persons who manage parochial affairs; - so called because usually held in a vestry.

Vestiaryadjective

Pertaining to clothes, or vestments.

Vestrynoun

A body, composed of wardens and vestrymen, chosen annually by a parish to manage its temporal concerns.

Vestiaryadjective

relating to clothing (especially vestments)

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Vestrynoun

in the Protestant Episcopal Church: a committee elected by the congregation to work with the churchwardens in managing the temporal affairs of the church

Vestrynoun

a room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept or meetings are held

Vestry

A vestry was a committee for the local secular and ecclesiastical government for a parish in England and Wales, which originally met in the vestry or sacristy of the parish church, and consequently became known colloquially as the .

‘vestry’;

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