Affair vs Vestry - What's the difference?

affair | vestry |


As nouns the difference between affair and vestry

is that affair is that which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; — often in the plural while vestry is a room in a church where the clergy put on their vestments and where these are stored; also used for meetings and classes; a sacristy.

affair

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Noun

(en noun)
  • That which is done or is to be done; matter; concern; business of any kind, commercial, professional, or public; — often in the plural.
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  • Any proceeding or action which it is wished to refer to or characterize vaguely.
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  • (lb) An action or engagement not of sufficient magnitude to be called a battle.
  • A material object (vaguely designated).
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  • *:The house was a big elaborate limestone affair , evidently new. Winter sunshine sparkled on lace-hung casement, on glass marquise, and the burnished bronze foliations of grille and door.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1944, author=(w)
  • , title= The Three Corpse Trick, section=chapter 5 , passage=The dinghy was trailing astern at the end of its painter, and Merrion looked at it as he passed. He saw that it was a battered-looking affair of the prahm type, with a blunt snout, and like the parent ship, had recently been painted a vivid green.}}
  • An adulterous relationship (from affaire de cœur ).
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    vestry

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    Noun

    (vestries)
  • A room in a church where the clergy put on their vestments and where these are stored; also used for meetings and classes; a sacristy.
  • The choirboys change into their cassocks in the vestry .
  • A committee of parishioners elected to administer the temporal affairs of a parish.
  • The vestry meets on the first Tuesday of every month.
  • An assembly of persons who manage parochial affairs; so called because usually held in a vestry.
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    * vestryman

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