Definition of Justice Clerk in US English:

Justice Clerk

noun

Scottish Law
historical
  • Originally: a clerk of a superior court presided over by a justice representing the monarch. Later: the principal clerk of the High Court of Justiciary, whose role developed into that of judge and further into that of vice-president.

Origin

Late Middle English. From justice + clerk. Compare later Lord Justice Clerk.

Pronunciation

Justice Clerk

/ˌdʒʌstɪs ˈklɑːk/