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1.
1. In religion, a generic term for a religious leader; does not imply a specific religion or rank.

2. In business, a clerk; one who handles documents and filing systems.

3. In Roll Playing Gaming, aka RPG, a magic-practicing priest; generally a healer, but this may vary according to alignment.
People employ clerics to practice their religion for them so they won't have to practice their religion themselves.
by Downstrike May 24, 2004
 
2.
a holy priest specializing in healing magic and wards against the undead - devoted to helping others
that cleric just ressurected zaven
by derek March 15, 2004
 
3.
Another way to say time for clam blaming.
It's Cleric, my Clam gots dibbs on that turtle!
by Taeko Hentie April 07, 2006