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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An officer of the church who is in charge of holy objects.

Usage examples (27)
  • "Now do you go and call the sacristan from the bell," the prior said, "and bid him lead you to the chancel, where I shall be."
  • The sacristan was a practical man.
  • He opened his eyes -- the crucifix, and the sacristan!
  • Here it is printed: ` Related by such and such a sacristan. '' ' for more
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