noun plural -bries
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Betty Lamb found the ambry niche in the wall of the ruin at the side of the place where the altar had been.A Dozen Ways Of Love|Lily Dougall
There is an ambry in the south wall near the east end, and the doorway is semicircular and of Norman character.Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys|Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
With that he restored the goblet to the secret shelf, put back the drawer, and shut the ambry door.Foes|Mary Johnston
Ambry, am′bri, n. a niche in churches in which the sacred utensils were kept: a cupboard for victuals.
There is a double Early English piscina in the south wall, and an ambry in the north.