adj. clerk·li·er, clerk·li·est
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a clerk.
2. Archaic Scholarly.

clerk′li·ness n.
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This is a product of Griselda's wilful use of logic, her clerkliness, to which I shall return; here it suffices to note that she is, in effect, playing with definitions.
1128-29); and this happiness must be seen as the triumph of clerkliness, of interpretation.