if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')
or use Advanced Search

Search results

Search phrase: clerk


 21 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.80Enter some rebels with the Clerk of CharthamEnter a Clearke.
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.80The clerk of Chartham; he can write and read andThe Clearke of Chartam: hee can write and
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.ii.102Exit one with the ClerkExit one with the Clearke
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.119Enter Nerissa dressed like a lawyer's clerkEnter Nerrissa.
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.391.2Clerk, draw a deed of gift.Clarke, draw a deed of gift.
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.143In faith, I gave it to the judge's clerk.Infaith I gaue it to the Iudges Clearke,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.157Gave it a judge's clerk! No, God's my judge,Gaue it a Iudges Clearke: but wel I know
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.158The clerk will ne'er wear hair on's face that had it!The Clearke wil nere weare haire on's face that had it.
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.163No higher than thyself, the judge's clerk,No higher then thy selfe, the Iudges Clearke,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.181Deserved it too; and then the boy, his clerkDeseru'd it too: and then the Boy his Clearke
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.234And I his clerk. Therefore be well advisedAnd I his Clarke: therefore be well aduis'd
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.261For that same scrubbed boy, the doctor's clerk,For that same scrubbed boy the Doctors Clarke
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.270Nerissa there her clerk. Lorenzo hereNerrissa there her Clarke. Lorenzo heere
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.281Were you the clerk that is to make me cuckold?Were you the Clark that is to make me cuckold.
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.282Ay, but the clerk that never means to do it,I, but the Clark that neuer meanes to doe it,
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.289My clerk hath some good comforts too for you.My Clarke hath some good comforts to for you.
The Merchant of VeniceMV V.i.305Till I were couching with the doctor's clerk.Till I were couching with the Doctors Clarke.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.98dance is done! Answer, clerk.daunce is done: answer Clarke.
Much Ado About NothingMA II.i.99No more words; the clerk is answered.No more words, the Clarke is answered.
Richard IIR2 IV.i.173Am I both priest and clerk? Well then, Amen.Am I both Priest, and Clarke? well then, Amen.
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iv.91the priest, clerk, and some sufficient honest witnesses.the Priest, Clarke, and some sufficient honest witnesses:


 1 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.85.6 And like unlettered clerk still cry Amen And like vnlettered clarke still crie Amen,


 7 result(s).
clerkaltar-server, assistant
clerkscholar, sage, man of learning
clerkcleric, clergyman
clerkparish clerk, prayer-leader
fairwell, in a good hand, elegantly [like a clerk]
notaryclerk authorized to draw up contracts
scrivenerprofessional scribe, clerk, notary


 5 result(s).
clerk authorized to draw up contractsnotary
clerk, parishclerk
contracts, clerk who draws upnotary
parish clerkclerk

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Address forms... son] [respectful title for a priest clerk or other professional often mock use] ...
Non-classical legend, romance, and folklore

Words Families

 3 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
CLERKBASICclerk n, clerk-like adj, clerkly adv