Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Clerks of the chancery. Clerici non ponantur in officiis. Co. Litt 96. Clergymen should not be placed in offices; i. e., in secuiar offices. See Lofft, 508.