Definition of town clerk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    town clerk

    BrE BrE//ˌtaʊn ˈklɑːk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌtaʊn ˈklɜːrk//
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  1. 1(North American English) a public officer in charge of the records of a town
  2. 2(British English) in the past, the person who was the secretary of, and gave legal advice to, the local government of a town
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: town clerk