Meaning of “sexton” in the English Dictionary

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"sexton" in British English

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sextonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsek.stən/ us /ˈsek.stən/

a person whose job is to take care of a church building and its graveyard, and sometimes to ring the church bells

(Definition of “sexton” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)