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sacristan


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sacristan  \Sac"ris*tan\,  n.  [F.  sacristain,  LL  sacrista,  fr  L. 
  sacer.  See  {Sacred},  and  cf  {Sexton}.] 
  An  officer  of  the  church  who  has  the  care  of  the  utensils  or 
  movables,  and  of  the  church  in  general;  a  sexton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sacristan 
  n  :  an  officer  of  the  church  who  is  in  charge  of  sacred  objects 
  [syn:  {sexton}] 




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