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county clerk

  1. an elective county official in most U.S. states who generally keeps records of property titles, distributes ballots, issues licenses, etc.
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Origin of county clerk

First recorded in 1685–95
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Historical Examples

  • You can procure a certified copy from the record in the county-clerk's office or from the records of the State Board of Health.

    Kindred of the Dust

    Peter B. Kyne