clerk clerk  /ˈklɜrk/


  1. (n) an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  2. (n) a salesperson in a store
  3. (v) work as a clerk, as in the legal business

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  1. Long Beach clerk/treasurer files lawsuit over "crude and vulgar" email

    LA PORTE COUNTY - Long Beach Clerk/Treasurer Bill de Funiak has filed a lawsuit in the La Porte Circuit Court against Long Beach resident Neil Heywood; his wife, former Long Beach Clerk/Treasurer Anne Heywood; and Merola Services, a company owned by both Heywoods.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Michigan City News-Dispatch

  2. Clerk tied up during robbery of Citrus Heights store

    CITRUS HEIGHTS - A clerk at a cell phone store was tied up while an armed robber ransacked the business Saturday morning.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: News10 Sacramento

  3. Weymouth clerk predicts 25 percent voter turnout for special senate election

    Town Clerk Kathleen Deree expects 25 percent of Weymouth’s voters would cast ballots in a special U.S. Senate election on June 25
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Weymouth News


  1. "Page supervision, other than on the floor of the House, is found to be sorely lacking, and the clerk has been slow to share information with members of the board," Brown-Waite wrote. "In at least one vitally important incident, we were...
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Ginny Brown-Waite Source: Washington Post

  2. Instead, Congress should "direct the general counsel to the clerk of the House of Representatives to file a civil suit," Sensenbrenner added.
    on Jul 25, 2007 By: James Sensenbrenner Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Which is actually probably a pretty good thing because I imagine the House clerk has a much better knowledge of the available rooms than either of us would have," McClintock said.
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Tom McClintock Source: International Herald Tribune

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