Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The apartment in a church or temple where the vestments etc. are kept.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The apartment, in a church or temple, where the vestments, etc., are kept; -- now contracted into vestry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The apartment in a church or temple in which the ecclesiastical vestments are kept. Compare vestry.

Etymologies

Latin revestiarium: compare French revestiaire. See revest. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When he was secretly in the revestiary he had no chair, ne no man never saw him in the church sit, but in his cell he sat upon a threefoot stool.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • “Nay,” said the Abbot, “we will do more, and will instantly despatch a servant express to the keeper of our revestiary to send us such things as he may want, even this night.

    The Monastery

  • "Nay," said the Abbot, "we will do more, and will instantly despatch a servant express to the keeper of our revestiary to send us such things as he may want, even this night.

    The Monastery

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