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carriage clock

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Definition of carriage clock in English:

noun

British
A portable clock in a rectangular case with a handle on top.
Example sentences
  • A Georgian silver cutlery set, an antique carriage clock, a pendulum clock, rings, a pocket watch, cash and a purse were among items taken.
  • The SRU's director of rugby Jim Telfer is unwilling to set a date for receiving his carriage clock but he has confirmed that he would be stepping down from his post ‘sooner rather than later’.
  • Instead of a carriage clock on the shelf, he has a crystal vase, one of which was presented to every player who participated in the 1958 World Cup finals, where he won three of his eight Scotland caps.

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