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sexton

See also: Sexton

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin sacristanus, based on Latin sacer (sacred).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛkstən/
  • Hyphenation: sex‧ton

NounEdit

sexton (plural sextons)

  1. A church official who looks after a church building and its graveyard and may act as a gravedigger and bell-ringer.

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sextán, from Proto-Germanic *sehstehun.

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NumeralEdit

sexton

  1. (cardinal) sixteen

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