Definition of Clerking

1. Noun. The activity of recording business transactions.

Exact synonyms: Bookkeeping
Generic synonyms: Accountancy, Accounting
Specialized synonyms: Single Entry, Single-entry Bookkeeping, Double Entry, Double-entry Bookkeeping
Examples of category: Posting
Derivative terms: Clerk



Definition of Clerking

1. Verb. (present participle of clerk) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clerking

1. clerk [v] - See also: clerk

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Literary usage of Clerking

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1. My Autobiography by Samuel Sidney McClure (1914)
"... Side of a Peddler's Life— clerking in a Grocery Store—A Horse Trade—My Mother Goes Peddling with Me—My Friendship with Albert Brady— Selling Microscopes ..."

2. A Biographical History of Lancaster County: Being a History of Early by Alexander Harris (1872)
"... who made his acquaintance at a public sale where he was clerking, wished to engage him. as a teacher in his neighborhood, but his parents dissuaded him ..."

3. What Shall I Do?: Fifty Profitable Occupations for Boys and Girls who are by John Sidney Stoddard, Lucy A. Yendes (1899)
"How about clerking?" The Little Teacher did not laugh, as some of the children did, when she read Wayne Gallup's inquiry, for she saw the earnestness ..."

4. Genealogical History of Hudson and Bergen Counties, New Jersey by Cornelius Burnham Harvey (1900)
"clerking in and purchasing stock for his father's store, as well as attending to the wants of the tavern guests. threw him in contact with all kinds and ..."

5. My Quarter Century of American Politics by Champ Clark (1920)
"... war heroes—Saw and heard piano first on Election Day—First law-book—clerking in store when only fourteen years old—Debating societies—Mule-races—Love of ..."

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