Sacrilege means: The sin or crime of violating or profaning sacred things; the alienating to laymen, or to common purposes, what has been appropriated or consecrated to religious persons or uses.
Sacrilegious means: Violating sacred things; polluted with sacrilege; involving sacrilege; profane; impious.
Sacrilegist means: One guilty of sacrilege.
Sacring means: a. & n. from Sacre.
Sacrist means: A sacristan; also, a person retained in a cathedral to copy out music for the choir, and take care of the books.
Sacristan means: An officer of the church who has the care of the utensils or movables, and of the church in general; a sexton.
Sacristies means: of Sacristy
Sacristy means: An apartment in a church where the sacred utensils, vestments, etc., are kept; a vestry.
Sacro- means: A combining form denoting connection with, or relation to, the sacrum, as in sacro-coccygeal, sacro-iliac, sacrosciatic.
Sacrosanct means: Sacred; inviolable.
Zufolo means: A little flute or flageolet, especially that which is used to teach birds.
Zuchetto means: A skullcap covering the tonsure, worn under the berretta. The pope's is white; a cardinal's red; a bishop's purple; a priest's black.
Zuche means: A stump of a tree.
Zubr means: The aurochs.
Zoutch means: To stew, as flounders, eels, etc., with just enough or liquid to cover them.
Zounds means: An exclamation formerly used as an oath, and an expression of anger or wonder.
Zouave means: Hence, one of a body of soldiers who adopt the dress and drill of the Zouaves, as was done by a number of volunteer regiments in the army of the United States in the Civil War, 1861-65.
Zouave means: One of an active and hardy body of soldiers in the French service, originally Arabs, but now composed of Frenchmen who wear the Arab dress.
Zosterops means: A genus of birds that comprises the white-eyes. See White-eye.
Zostera means: A genus of plants of the Naiadaceae, or Pondweed family. Zostera marina is commonly known as sea wrack, and eelgrass.
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