Clerk of the pells
Pell Pell, n. [OF. pel, F. peau, L. pellis a skin. See {Fell} a skin.] 1. A skin or hide; a pelt. [1913 Webster]

2. A roll of parchment; a parchment record. [1913 Webster]

{Clerk of the pells}, formerly, an officer of the exchequer who entered accounts on certain parchment rolls, called pell rolls. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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