Pronunciation: (am'brē), [key]
1. Also called armarium. Eccles.a recess in the wall of a church or a cupboard in the sacristy where sacred vessels, books, vestments, etc., are kept.
2. Chiefly Brit. Dial.a storeroom, closet, or pantry.
3. Obs.any of various types of closet or cupboard with doors and shelves. Also,aumbry.
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