Definition of grandmother clock in English:

grandmother clock

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noun

  • A clock similar to a grandfather clock but about two thirds the size.
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    • I turned to look at my grandmother clock and it was only then that I noticed the time.
    • He looked at the old grandmother clock in the room; its oversized hands said 5:10.
    • Lily glanced at the grandmother clock on the mantle.

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