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sexton British & World English

A person who looks after a church and churchyard, typically acting as bell-ringer and gravedigger

Sexton, Anne British & World English

(1928–74), US poet; born Anne Harvey. Plagued by mental illness, she wrote very emotional poems, many of which are collected in the volumes To Bedlam and Part Way Back (1960) and Live or Die (1966)

sexton beetle British & World English

Another term for burying beetle.