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  1. sacrist(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Sacrist(noun)

    a sacristan; also, a person retained in a cathedral to copy out music for the choir, and take care of the books

  2. Origin: [LL. sacrista. See Sacristan.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sacrist

    sā′krist, n. a sacristan: a person in a cathedral who copies out music for the choir and takes care of the books.—ns. Sā′cring, consecration; Sā′cring-bell, in R.C. churches, a small bell rung to call attention to the more solemn parts of the service of the mass; Sac′ristan, an officer in a church who has charge of the sacred vessels and other movables: a sexton; Sac′risty, an apartment in a church where the sacred utensils, vestments, &c. are kept: vestry. [Low L. sacristia, a vestry, sacristanus, sacrista, a sacristan—L. sacer.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacrist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sacrist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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