Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of clerkling.

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Examples

  • And yet, almost all these clerklings have an old mother lodging on some fifth floor with whom they share their pittance of thirty or forty francs a month.

    Le Colonel Chabert

  • And yet, almost all these clerklings have an old mother lodging on some fifth floor with whom they share their pittance of thirty or forty francs a month.

    Le Colonel Chabert

  • I did him the injustice of supposing that he felt himself to be himself, and _hors concours_ so far as the general body of clerklings was concerned; but he had other reasons.

    On the Stairs

  • They were clerklings, not lords of love and life, but all the more easily did they yield to longing for happiness.

    The Job An American Novel

  • Even out of this mass of clerklings emerged two or three who were interesting: Sam Weintraub, a young, active, red-headed, slim-waisted

    The Job An American Novel

  • And yet, almost all these clerklings have an old mother lodging on some fifth floor with whom they share their pittance of thirty or forty francs a month.

    Colonel Chabert

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