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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.
a sexton.
a person who has charge of the contents of a church, esp the sacred vessels, vestments, etc
a less common word for sexton (sense 1)


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  • Sacristy

    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

  • Sacro-

    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.

  • Sacrococcygeal

    sacrococcygeal sac·ro·coc·cyg·e·al (sāk’rō-kŏk-sĭj’ē-əl, sā’krō-) adj. Of, relating to, or affecting the sacrum and coccyx.

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