(mainly RC Church) a small bell rung at the elevation of the Host and chalice during Mass
noun 1. Also called sacrist [sak-rist, sey-krist] /ˈsæk rɪst, ˈseɪ krɪst/ (Show IPA). an official in charge of the sacred vessels, vestments, etc., of a church or a religious house. 2. a sexton. noun 1. a person who has charge of the contents of a church, esp the sacred vessels, vestments, etc 2. a less […]
noun, plural sacristies. 1. an apartment in or a building connected with a church or a religious house, in which the sacred vessels, vestments, etc., are kept. noun (pl) -ties 1. a room attached to a church or chapel where the sacred vessels, vestments, etc, are kept and where priests attire themselves
1. a combining form representing sacrum, in compound words: sacroiliac. sacro- or sacr- pref. Sacrum: sacroiliac.
- Sacroanterior position
sacroanterior position sac·ro·an·te·ri·or position (sāk’rō-ān-tēr’ē-ər, sā’krō-) n. A breech presentation of the fetus with the sacrum directed toward either the left or right front quarter of the mother’s pelvis.