from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Without clerks.
- adj. uneducated
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Unlearned.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Ignorant; unlearned.
- Without a clerk.
Mr. Royall, though monosyllabic at home, was not averse, in certain moods, to imparting his views to his fellow-townsmen; perhaps, also, he was unwilling that his rare clients should surprise him sitting, clerkless and unoccupied, in his dusty office.
(Clerquette is unsure whether, as a technical matter, this would mean nominating a successor who turned out to be entirely different than he or she appeared, or actually replacing Souter with a liberal jurist.) inter alia) Clerquette's co-blogress, as well and our friends at Above the Law, that Souter's ongoing clerkless-ness was a sign that he was down to his last few forks, Clerquette cannot help feeling somewhat shocked - shocked!