See also: Sexton

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old French segrestien, 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

Swedish cardinal numbers
 <  15 16 17  > 
    Cardinal : sexton
    Ordinal : sextonde

EtymologyEdit

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

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NumeralEdit

sexton

  1. (cardinal) sixteen

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