Clerkly
Clerkly Clerk"ly, a. Of or pertaining to a clerk. --Cranmer. [1913 Webster]

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  • clerkly — [klʉrk′lē] adj. clerklier, clerkliest 1. of or like a clerk 2. Obs. scholarly adv. clerklier, clerkliest in a clerkly manner …   English World dictionary

  • Clerkly — Clerk ly, adv. In a scholarly manner. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clerkly — I. lē adverb Etymology: Middle English, from clerk + ly : in a clerkly manner; especially : learnedly II. adjective ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • clerkly — adjective Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a clerk < clerkly duties > 2. archaic scholarly • clerkly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clerkly — clerk ► NOUN 1) a person employed in an office or bank to keep records or accounts and to undertake other routine administrative duties. 2) an official in charge of the records of a local council or court. 3) a senior official in Parliament. 4) a …   English terms dictionary

  • clerkly — clerkliness, n. /klerrk lee/; Brit. /klahrk lee/, adj., clerklier, clerkliest, adv. adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a clerk. 2. Archaic. scholarly. adv. 3. in the manner of a clerk. [1400 50; late ME clerkli. See CLERK, LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • clerkly — adv. in the manner of a clerk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clerkly — clerk·ly …   English syllables

  • clerkly — clerk•ly [[t]ˈklɜrk li[/t]] brit. [[t]ˈklɑrk li[/t]] adj. li•er, li•est, adv. 1) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a clerk 2) archaic scholarly 3) in the manner of a clerk • Etymology: 1400–50 clerk′li•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • clerkly — /ˈklakli/ (say klahklee) adjective (clerklier, clerkliest) 1. of a clerk or clerks. 2. Obsolete scholarly. –adverb 3. in the manner of a clerk. –clerkliness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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