[Sephardic Hebrew khah-zahn; Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-zuh n]
- a cantor of a synagogue.
[Sephardic Hebrew khah-zahn; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English khah-zuh n]
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He refuses to recognise the Chazzan or sexton of the synagogue as in any sense typical of Christian deacons.
- variant spellings of chazan
hazan or hazzan
- a person who leads synagogue services, esp as a profession; cantor
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