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banjo clock

noun
1.
a clock of the early 19th century in the U.S., having a drumlike case for the dial mounted on a narrow, tapering body, with a boxlike bottom containing the pendulum and its weight.
Origin of banjo clock
1795-1805
An Americanism dating back to 1795-1805
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