Sextonship
Sextonship \Sex"ton*ship\, n. The office of a sexton. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

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  • sextonship — sex·ton·ship …   English syllables

  • sextonship — nˌship noun : the office or position of a sexton …   Useful english dictionary

  • sexton — sextonship, n. /sek steuhn/, n. 1. an official of a church charged with taking care of the edifice and its contents, ringing the bell, etc., and sometimes with burying the dead. 2. an official who maintains a synagogue and its religious articles …   Universalium

  • Sextonry — Sex ton*ry, n. Sextonship. [Obs.] Ld. Bernes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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