county clerk

noun

: an elected county official whose duties vary widely but are likely to include serving as secretary to the county board, issuing licenses, keeping records, and acting as county auditor or comptroller

Word History

First Known Use

1618, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of county clerk was in 1618

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“County clerk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/county%20clerk. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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