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sexton (n.)

c. 1300, sekesteyn, "person in charge of the sacred objects of a church," from Old French segrestien, from Medieval Latin sacristanus (see sacristan). Sense of "custodian of a church" first recorded 1580s. Fem. forms sextress, sextrice are recorded 15c., but the usual form is sextoness (early 15c.).

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Definitions of sexton from WordNet
1
sexton (n.)
an officer of the church who is in charge of sacred objects;
Synonyms: sacristan
2
Sexton (n.)
United States poet (1928-1974);
Synonyms: Anne Sexton
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