adjective clerk·ly \ˈklər-klē, British usually ˈklär-\

Definition of CLERKLY

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of a clerk <clerkly duties>
archaic :  scholarly
clerkly adverb

Examples of CLERKLY

  1. <a time when the clerkly duties of a country parson might include long rides on horseback to visit the more isolated members of the flock>

First Known Use of CLERKLY

15th century


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