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clerkly

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

Definition of clerkly

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a clerk <clerkly duties>

  2. 2 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>



15th Century

First Known Use of clerkly

15th century


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