- vestry: see vest
- vestry (n.)
- mid-15c., probably from Anglo-French *vesterie, from Old French vestiaire "room for vestments, dressing room" (12c.), from Latin vestarium "wardrobe," noun use of neuter of vestiarius (adj.) "of clothes," from vestis "garment" (see vest (v.)). Often also a meeting room for the transaction of parish business, and retained in non-liturgical churches as the name of a separate room used for Sunday school, prayer meetings, etc., hence transferred secular use (as in vestryman, 1610s).
- 1. She is active in her church, serving as a Vestry member and - chair for Grace Episcopal Church.
- 她积极参与她的教会, 担任教区委员会委员与格雷斯美国新教圣公会副主席.
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