county clerk

noun

Definition of county clerk

: 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

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First Known Use of county clerk

1618, in the meaning defined above

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“County clerk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/county%20clerk. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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