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Noun: vestry  ves-tree
  1. In the Protestant Episcopal Church: a committee elected by the congregation to work with the churchwardens in managing the temporal affairs of the church
  2. A room in a church where sacred vessels and vestments are kept or meetings are held
    - sacristy

Derived forms: vestries

Type of: commission, committee, room

Part of: church, church building

Encyclopedia: Vestry