sexton

  1. United States poet (1928-1974)
  2. an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects

Sexton

Assistant to the Parish Clerk carrying out the more menial duties such as grave digging and bell ringing as well as other duties around the church and churchyard. This position was often appointed by the church wardens or incumbent at carried a salary although this could only be a fixed sum for each burial. Often the same person occupied the positi...
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sexton

[n] - United States poet (1928-1974) 2. [n] - an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects
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Sexton

Series of Ram-based self-propelled artillery equipments [CA]
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Sexton

Sex'ton noun [ Middle English sextein , contr. from sacristan .] An under officer of a church, whose business is to take care of the church building and the vessels, vestments, etc., belonging to the church, to attend on the officiating clergyman, and to perform other duties pertaining to th...
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sexton

An under officer of a church, whose business is to take care of the church building and the vessels, vestments, etc, belonging to the church, to attend on the officiating clergyman, and to perform other duties pertaining to the church, such as to dig graves, ring the bell, etc. ... <zoology> Sexton beetle, a burying beetle. ... Origin: OE. Se...
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sexton

sacristan noun an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects
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Sexton

noun United States poet (1928-1974)
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Sexton

• (n.) An under officer of a church, whose business is to take care of the church building and the vessels, vestments, etc., belonging to the church, to attend on the officiating clergyman, and to perform other duties pertaining to the church, such as to dig graves, ring the bell, etc.
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sexton

church custodian charged with keeping the church and parish buildings prepared for meetings, caring for church equipment, and performing related ...
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sexton

sexton Related 'holy, sacred' word families: hagio-; hiero-; icono-; sanct-.
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Sexton

The Sexton was a British self-propelled gun of the Second World War. Developed during the later part of 1942, the Sexton was armed with a 25-pounder MK II gun and two Bren machine-guns on a Canadian RAM Mk 1 chassis. It had a top speed of 25 mph and a range of 135 miles. Over 2000 were built, and were used to replace American M7 Priest self-propell...
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Sexton

[artillery] The 25pdr SP, tracked, Sexton was a self-propelled artillery vehicle of World War II. It was based on Canadian-built versions of the American M3 Lee and M4 Sherman tank chassis, which entered production in Canada as the Ram and Grizzly. When Sherman production in the US expanded and supply was no longer a problem, in 1943 it was...
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Sexton

[office] A sexton is an officer of a church, congregation, or synagogue charged with the maintenance of its buildings and/or the surrounding graveyard. In smaller places of worship, this office is often combined with that of verger. In larger buildings, such as cathedrals, a team of sextons may be employed. Historically in North America and...
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sexton

church caretaker or bellringer
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