Vestry (מֶלתָּחָה, meltachah; from an obscure root לתח, to spread out as clothing; Sept. οικος v.r. μεσθά αλ; Vulg. vestes), the wardrobe chamber of a temple, e.g. that of Baal (2Ki 10:29); containing, doubtless, the fine official apparel of the priests.

Definition of vestry

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