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county clerk

an elective county official in most U.S. states who generally keeps records of property titles, distributes ballots, issues licenses, etc.
Origin of county clerk
1685-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • 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
Contemporary definitions for county-clerk

an elected official in many US states who is responsible for the documents and records of a county


County clerks record property titles, distribute ballots, issue licenses, etc.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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