- sacring bell,
- sacroanterior position,
- sacrococcygeal muscle
Origin of sacristan
Examples from the Web for sacrist
The sacrist spoke aloud amid the tittering of the monks, for the man concerned was out of earshot.Sir Nigel|Arthur Conan Doyle
The sacrist was also a cleric, but his duties were more generally concerned with the college establishment.The Annals of Willenhall|Frederick William Hackwood
One of these lists is to be retained by the Bishop, another by the sacrist, and a third by the keeper.The Care of Books|John Willis Clark
Upon the sacrist was specially enjoined the necessary virtue of cleanliness.English Monastic Life|Abbot Gasquet
About 1220 Richard of Newport, then sacrist, "vetus capitulum destruxit, et novum a fundamentis construxit."
sacrist (ˈsækrɪst, ˈseɪ-)
Word Origin for sacristan
"officer charged with looking after the buildings and property of a church or religious house," early 14c. (late 12c. as a surname), from Medieval Latin sacristanus, from Latin sacrista, from sacer (genitive sacri) "sacred" (see sacred). Cf. sexton, which is a doublet.