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vestry

noun [C] uk   /ˈves.tri/ ( also sacristy) us  
a room in a church, especially one in which priests and the group of people who sing in church put on the special clothes they wear for church ceremonies, and in which things used in church ceremonies are sometimes kept
Translations of “vestry”
in Chinese (Traditional) (教堂的)祭衣聖器儲藏室,祭衣室…
in Chinese (Simplified) (教堂的)祭衣圣器储藏室,祭衣室…
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