articled clerk


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articled clerk

[ˈɑːtɪkldˌklɑːk] N (Brit) → pasante mf
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"Oh, you're the new articled clerk? You'd better come in.
"I'll take you to the room in which the articled clerk generally sits.
Sir, that man has made friends with our articled clerk. There's no harm in him, but he is so amazingly slow and soft.
And I tell you what, Sir, if I hadn't more of these qualities that commonly endear man to man, than our articled clerk has, I'd steal a Cheshire cheese, tie it round my neck, and drown myself.
There is the articled clerk, who has paid a premium, and is an attorney in perspective, who runs a tailor's bill, receives invitations to parties, knows a family in Gower Street, and another in Tavistock Square; who goes out of town every long vacation to see his father, who keeps live horses innumerable; and who is, in short, the very aristocrat of clerks.
'I suppose, sir,' said I, still desiring to spare my aunt, 'that it is not the custom here, if an articled clerk were particularly useful, and made himself a perfect master of his profession' - I could not help blushing, this looked so like praising myself - 'I suppose it is not the custom, in the later years of his time, to allow him any -'
Articled clerks have been in the habit of fleshing their legal wit upon it.
After studying at Manchester Polytechnic and the Chester College of Law, she began her legal career as an articled clerk. After qualifying as a solicitor in 1984, she began to specialise in property law.
As for "young" John Cameron, his working life began as an articled clerk to a Stockton firm of accountants, but he was to join the brewing firm founded by his uncle, Col J.
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As an articled clerk he captained Cardiff High School Old Boys in rugby and after breaking his leg took up the position of coach from 1967 until 1974.