noun (plural vestries)
1A room or building attached to a church, used as an office and for changing into ceremonial vestments.
More example sentences
- Outside is a small boiler house and the vestry with a single room of about 90 sq ft.
- The school opened with just nine pupils, using a church hall as a classroom and the vestry as an office.
- It will also include two meeting rooms, a kitchen, an office, a vestry and toilets.
late Middle English: probably from an Anglo-Norman French alteration of Old French vestiarie, from Latin vestiarium.
Definition of vestry in:
- The US English dictionary