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clerk

  
  (U.S. and Canadian)  
      n  
1    a worker, esp. in an office, who keeps records, files, etc.  
2    clerk to the justices   (in England) a legally qualified person who sits in court with lay justices to advise them on points of law  
3    an employee of a court, legislature, board, corporation, etc., who keeps records and accounts, etc.  
a town clerk     
4      (Also called)    clerk of the House     (Brit)   a senior official of the House of Commons  
5      (Also called)    clerk in holy orders   a cleric  
6      (U.S. and Canadian)      short for       salesclerk  
7      (Also called)    desk clerk     (U.S. and Canadian)   a hotel receptionist  
8    Archaic   a scholar  
      vb  
9    intr   to serve as a clerk  
     (Old English clerc, from Church Latin clericus, from Greek klerikos cleric, relating to the heritage (alluding to the Biblical Levites, whose inheritance was the Lord), from kleros heritage)  
  clerkdom      n  
  clerkish      adj  
  clerkship      n  


bank clerk  
      n     (Brit)   an employee of a bank  
clerk of works  
      n   an employee who supervises building work in progress or the upkeep of existing buildings  
desk clerk  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   a hotel receptionist,   (Also called)    clerk  
filing clerk  
      n   an employee who maintains office files  
parish clerk  
      n   a person designated to assist in various church duties  
shipping clerk  
      n   a person employed by a company to arrange, receive, record, and send shipments of goods  
tally clerk  
      n   a person, esp. on a wharf or dock or in an airport, who checks the count of goods being loaded or unloaded  
town clerk  
      n  
1    (in Britain until 1974) the secretary and chief administrative officer of a town or city  
2    (in the U.S.) the official who keeps the records of a town  
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salesclerk  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   a shop assistant,   (Sometimes shortened to)    clerk         


bank clerk  
      n     (Brit)   an employee of a bank  
clerk            (U.S. and Canadian)  
      n  
1    a worker, esp. in an office, who keeps records, files, etc.  
2    clerk to the justices   (in England) a legally qualified person who sits in court with lay justices to advise them on points of law  
3    an employee of a court, legislature, board, corporation, etc., who keeps records and accounts, etc.  
a town clerk     
4      (Also called)    clerk of the House     (Brit)   a senior official of the House of Commons  
5      (Also called)    clerk in holy orders   a cleric  
6      (U.S. and Canadian)      short for       salesclerk  
7      (Also called)    desk clerk     (U.S. and Canadian)   a hotel receptionist  
8    Archaic   a scholar  
      vb  
9    intr   to serve as a clerk  
     (Old English clerc, from Church Latin clericus, from Greek klerikos cleric, relating to the heritage (alluding to the Biblical Levites, whose inheritance was the Lord), from kleros heritage)  
  clerkdom      n  
  clerkish      adj  
  clerkship      n  
clerk of works  
      n   an employee who supervises building work in progress or the upkeep of existing buildings  
desk clerk  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   a hotel receptionist,   (Also called)    clerk         
filing clerk  
      n   an employee who maintains office files  
parish clerk  
      n   a person designated to assist in various church duties  
shipping clerk  
      n   a person employed by a company to arrange, receive, record, and send shipments of goods  
tally clerk  
      n   a person, esp. on a wharf or dock or in an airport, who checks the count of goods being loaded or unloaded  
town clerk  
      n  
1    (in Britain until 1974) the secretary and chief administrative officer of a town or city  
2    (in the U.S.) the official who keeps the records of a town  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

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desk clerk  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)   a hotel receptionist,   (Also called)    clerk         


bank clerk  
      n     (Brit)   an employee of a bank  
clerk            (U.S. and Canadian)  
      n  
1    a worker, esp. in an office, who keeps records, files, etc.  
2    clerk to the justices   (in England) a legally qualified person who sits in court with lay justices to advise them on points of law  
3    an employee of a court, legislature, board, corporation, etc., who keeps records and accounts, etc.  
a town clerk     
4      (Also called)    clerk of the House     (Brit)   a senior official of the House of Commons  
5      (Also called)    clerk in holy orders   a cleric  
6      (U.S. and Canadian)      short for       salesclerk  
7      (Also called)    desk clerk     (U.S. and Canadian)   a hotel receptionist  
8    Archaic   a scholar  
      vb  
9    intr   to serve as a clerk  
     (Old English clerc, from Church Latin clericus, from Greek klerikos cleric, relating to the heritage (alluding to the Biblical Levites, whose inheritance was the Lord), from kleros heritage)  
  clerkdom      n  
  clerkish      adj  
  clerkship      n  
clerk of works  
      n   an employee who supervises building work in progress or the upkeep of existing buildings  
filing clerk  
      n   an employee who maintains office files  
parish clerk  
      n   a person designated to assist in various church duties  
shipping clerk  
      n   a person employed by a company to arrange, receive, record, and send shipments of goods  
tally clerk  
      n   a person, esp. on a wharf or dock or in an airport, who checks the count of goods being loaded or unloaded  
town clerk  
      n  
1    (in Britain until 1974) the secretary and chief administrative officer of a town or city  
2    (in the U.S.) the official who keeps the records of a town  

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