Definition of Sexton

Sexton n. means: 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 n. means: 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.

Meaning of Sexton

Sexton (n.) means: 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.

More meanings / definitions of Sexton or words, sentences containing Sexton?

Sextoness (n.): A female sexton; a sexton's wife.

Sextonship (n.): The office of a sexton.

Sacristan (n.): An officer of the church who has the care of the utensils or movables, and of the church in general; a sexton.

Necrophore (n.): Any one of numerous species of beetles of the genus Necrophorus and allied genera; -- called also burying beetle, carrion beetle, sexton beetle.

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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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Sexton

Meaning of Sexton Blake

Sexton Blake means: Cake. ow about a nice slice of sexton? Possible that Sexton Blake was a detective in comic book stories (?)

Meaning of Sexton Blake

Sexton Blake means: Fake. He wears a Cartier but it's a sexton See also 'Sexton Blake->cake'

Meaning of SEXTON BLAKE

SEXTON BLAKE means: Sexton Blake is London Cockney rhyming slang for cake.Sexton Blake is London Cockney rhyming slang for a forgery (fake).

Meaning of Sexton Blake

Sexton Blake means: Cake

Meaning of Sexton Blake

Sexton Blake means: Fake

Meaning of Knobbly Knees

Knobbly Knees means: Peas. We're havin' sexton and knobblies

Meaning of Sextoness

Sextoness means: A female sexton; a sexton's wife.

Meaning of Sextonship

Sextonship means: The office of a sexton.

Meaning of Sacristan

Sacristan means: An officer of the church who has the care of the utensils or movables, and of the church in general; a sexton.

Meaning of Necrophore

Necrophore means: Any one of numerous species of beetles of the genus Necrophorus and allied genera; -- called also burying beetle, carrion beetle, sexton beetle.

Meaning of Sexton

Sexton means: 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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Meaning of tramp

tramp means: (1) Anyone who scavenged, scabbed crisps/cigarettes etc, or was dressed poorly. Even if they weren't particularly badly dressed they could still be called a tramp if they were unpopular, and of course their mother/father/brother/sister might be a tramp too. (2) An out of work individual who wandered, literally 'tramped' from town to town living off their wits and anything they could steal or beg. Often did handyman jobs in exchange for food. Post WW2 were often ex-servicemen who were suffering post traumatic stress syndrome, but as the condition wasn't understood as well was never diagnised or dealt with properly. Note: not to be confused with the American definition of 'tramp' which is a female who has the sort of liberated sexual attitudes that men object to, whilst taking advantage of, at any given opportunity.

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