Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A warden or keeper of valuable objects belonging to a church.
  • noun The apartment in ancient churches where the plate and vestments were deposited; the treasure-chamber of a church.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A superintendent or keeper of a church's valuables; a churchwarden.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A superintendent or keeper of a church's valuables; a churchwarden.

Etymologies

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Latin cimeliarcha, from Ancient Greek treasurer.

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