town clerk

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noun

a town official who keeps records and issues licenses.

Origin of town clerk

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50
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town clerk


noun

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