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  • n. The office of sexton.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Sextonship.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Sextonship.


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  • Those who heard him preach in his little church in the Strand hung upon his persuasive lips with eager delight, and it was said by a contemporary, that even the windows and sextonry of his small chapel were crowded as if bees had swarmed to his mellifluous discourse.

    Good Thoughts in Bad Times and Other Papers.


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