meaning of clerk

1. A clergyman or ecclesiastic.
A man who could read; a scholar; a learned person; a man of letters.
A parish officer, being a layman who leads in reading the responses of the Episcopal church service, and otherwise assists in it.
One employed to keep records or accounts; a scribe; an accountant; as, the clerk of a court; a town clerk.
An assistant in a shop or store.
an employee who performs clerical work e. g. , keeps records or accounts

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