noun, plural sac·ris·ties.
Examples from the Web for sacristy
And when he had finished his word the people wept, and the Priest went back to the sacristy, and his eyes were full of tears.A House of Pomegranates|Oscar Wilde
As soon as she came into the sacristy, which was even more archaic and more mystical than the church itself, she regretted it.The Girl From the Marsh Croft|Selma Lagerlf
The sacristy encloses a primitive wooden effigy of the Virgin; it is of greater historic than artistic value.The Cathedrals of Northern Spain|Charles Rudy
Sir John nodded assent, pressed the young officer's hand, clambered through the window and disappeared in the sacristy.The Companions of Jehu|Alexandre Dumas, pre
In the sacristy is a double lavatory of solid sandstone, hewn and arranged for flowing water.The Old Franciscan Missions Of California|George Wharton James
British Dictionary definitions for sacristy
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for sacristy
Word Origin and History for sacristy
"repository for sacred things," mid-15c., from Anglo-French sacrestie, from Medieval Latin sacrista, from Latin sacer "sacred" (see sacred).