Revestiary
Revestiary Re*ves"ti*a*ry, n. [LL. revestiarium: cf. F. revestiaire. See {Revest}.] The apartment, in a church or temple, where the vestments, etc., are kept; -- now contracted into {vestry}. [1913 Webster]

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  • revestiary — re·ves·ti·ary …   English syllables

  • revestiary — tēˌerē noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English revestiarie, from Middle French : revestry …   Useful english dictionary

  • vestry — Revestiary Re*ves ti*a*ry, n. [LL. revestiarium: cf. F. revestiaire. See {Revest}.] The apartment, in a church or temple, where the vestments, etc., are kept; now contracted into {vestry}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metropolitan vestry — Vestry Ves try, n.; pl. {Vestries}. [OE. vestrye, F. vestiaire, L. vestiarium, fr. vestiarius belonging to clothes, fr. vestis a garment. See {Vest}, n., and cf. {Vestiary}.] 1. A room appendant to a church, in which sacerdotal vestments and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Revestry — Re*ves try, n. Same as {Revestiary}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Select vestry — Vestry Ves try, n.; pl. {Vestries}. [OE. vestrye, F. vestiaire, L. vestiarium, fr. vestiarius belonging to clothes, fr. vestis a garment. See {Vest}, n., and cf. {Vestiary}.] 1. A room appendant to a church, in which sacerdotal vestments and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vestries — Vestry Ves try, n.; pl. {Vestries}. [OE. vestrye, F. vestiaire, L. vestiarium, fr. vestiarius belonging to clothes, fr. vestis a garment. See {Vest}, n., and cf. {Vestiary}.] 1. A room appendant to a church, in which sacerdotal vestments and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vestry — Ves try, n.; pl. {Vestries}. [OE. vestrye, F. vestiaire, L. vestiarium, fr. vestiarius belonging to clothes, fr. vestis a garment. See {Vest}, n., and cf. {Vestiary}.] 1. A room appendant to a church, in which sacerdotal vestments and sacred… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vestry board — Vestry Ves try, n.; pl. {Vestries}. [OE. vestrye, F. vestiaire, L. vestiarium, fr. vestiarius belonging to clothes, fr. vestis a garment. See {Vest}, n., and cf. {Vestiary}.] 1. A room appendant to a church, in which sacerdotal vestments and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vestry clerk — Vestry Ves try, n.; pl. {Vestries}. [OE. vestrye, F. vestiaire, L. vestiarium, fr. vestiarius belonging to clothes, fr. vestis a garment. See {Vest}, n., and cf. {Vestiary}.] 1. A room appendant to a church, in which sacerdotal vestments and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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