noun Date: 1614 a member of a vestry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Vestryman — Ves try*man, n.; pl. {Vestrymen}. A member of a vestry; especially (Prot. Epis. Ch.), a member other than a warden. See {Vestry}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vestryman — [ves′trēmən] n. pl. vestrymen [ves′trēmən] a member of a vestry …   English World dictionary

  • Vestryman — A vestryman is a member of his local church s vestry, or leading body. He is not a member of the clergy.In England especially, but also in other parts of The United Kingdom, Parish Councils have long been a level of local government rather than… …   Wikipedia

  • vestryman — /ves tree meuhn/, n., pl. vestrymen. a member of a church vestry. [1605 15; VESTRY + MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vestryman — noun a member of a parochial vestry …   Wiktionary

  • vestryman — ves·try·man || vestrɪmÉ™n n. member of church committee …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vestryman — ves·try·man …   English syllables

  • vestryman — ves•try•man [[t]ˈvɛs tri mən[/t]] n. pl. men rel a member of a church vestry …   From formal English to slang

  • vestryman — /ˈvɛstrimən/ (say vestreemuhn) noun (plural vestrymen) a member of a church vestry …   Australian English dictionary

  • vestryman — n. (pl. men) a member of a vestry …   Useful english dictionary

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