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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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Revenue Canada found that the volunteer was engaged to replace a paid clerical worker and there was a formal agreement for services.
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Clerical worker Beverly Lancaster knew just what to do when she felt her employer--the city of Birmingham, England--had mistreated her.
It is unlikely, however, that the assistant would be categorized purely as a clerical worker. What Dewey does make clear in his writings, however, is that he sees educated women as being extremely well-suited for library work, especially that of providing assistance to readers.