carriage clock

carriage clock
carriage clock noun
A small portable clock, usu with a case with a handle on top
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Main Entry:carriage

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carriage clock UK US noun [countable] [singular carriage clock plural carriage clocks]
a clock inside a glass container with a handle on top
Thesaurus: clocks, watches and instruments that measure timehyponym parts of clocks and watchesmeronym

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carriage clock,
an early design of traveling clock with glass sides.

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ˈcarriage clock f28 [carriage clock carriage clocks] noun
a small clock inside a case with a handle on top

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • carriage clock — n a clock inside a glass case with a handle on top …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • carriage clock — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a portable clock in a rectangular case with a handle on top …   English terms dictionary

  • carriage clock — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms carriage clock : singular carriage clock plural carriage clocks a clock inside a glass container with a handle on top …   English dictionary

  • Carriage clock — A carriage clock is a small, spring driven clock, designed for travelling, developed in the early 19th century in Austria. The case, usually plain or gilt brass, is rectangular with a carrying handle and often set with glass or more rarely enamel …   Wikipedia

  • carriage clock — noun A small clock with a carrying handle, originally designed for travelling …   Wiktionary

  • carriage clock — noun Brit. a portable clock in a rectangular case with a handle on top …   English new terms dictionary

  • carriage clock — noun (C) a small clock inside a glass case with a handle on top …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • carriage clock — /ˈkærɪdʒ klɒk/ (say karij klok) noun a small clock in a robust rectangular case with a handle on the top …  

  • carriage — n. 1 Brit. a railway passenger vehicle. 2 a wheeled passenger vehicle, esp. one with four wheels and pulled by horses. 3 a the conveying of goods. b the cost of this (carriage paid). 4 the part of a machine (e.g. a typewriter) that carries other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clock — For other uses, see Clock (disambiguation). Timepiece redirects here. For the Kenny Rogers album, see Timepiece (album). Platform clock at King s Cross railway station, London …   Wikipedia

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