Clerical \Cler"ic*al\, a. [LL. clericalis. See Clerk.]
1. Of or pertaining to the clergy; suitable for the clergy. "A clerical education." --Burke. [1913 Webster]
2. Of or relating to a clerk or copyist, or to writing. "Clerical work." --E. Everett. [1913 Webster]
3. characteristic of the work performed by a clerk, secretary, or copyist, or suitable to be performed by a clerk. "Clerical staff." [PJC]
A clerical error, an error made in copying or writing. [1913 Webster]
1: of or relating to clerks; "clerical work"
2: of or relating to the clergy; "clerical collar"
3: appropriate for or engaged in office work; "clerical skills"; "a clerical job"; "the clerical staff"
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