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clerk

1. clerk to the justices (in England) a legally qualified person who sits in court with lay justices to advise them on points of law
2. an employee of a court, legislature, board, corporation, etc., who keeps records and accounts, etc.
3. Brit a senior official of the House of Commons
4. a cleric
5. US and Canadian short for salesclerk
6. Archaic a scholar
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Gail Potter first appears in the Street as a clerkess at the warehouse.
Blank look I ONCE worked in England as a 20-year-old clerkess and had studied insults shouted at me every day from a couple of anti-Scottish oafs.
The victims were named last night as Donald Fraser, 32, of Craigaird Terrace, Inverness, and Carol Murdoch, 35, an accounts clerkess from Torridon Park, Forres.
The show ran from 1961-6 and 16-year-old clerkess Nicholls was discovered in 1962.
CLERKESS Melody Campbell , 32, always dreamed of getting married in Gretna on St Valentine's Day.