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town clerk

noun
1.
a town official who keeps records and issues licenses.
Origin of town clerk
1300-1350
Middle English word dating back to 1300-50
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town clerk

noun
1.
(in Britain until 1974) the secretary and chief administrative officer of a town or city
2.
(in the US) the official who keeps the records of a town
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