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clerk of works in Buildings topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclerk of worksˌclerk of ˈworks noun (plural clerks of works) [countable]  British EnglishPGOTBB someone who is in charge of repairs to the buildings in a particular place
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clerk of worksIt included among its number the king's clerk of works, no less than Geoffrey Chaucer.