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British Dictionary definitions for carriage clock

carriage clock

noun
  1. a portable clock, usually in a rectangular case with a handle on the top, of a type originally used by travellers
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  • I looked at the carriage-clock and found that we had been already an hour and a quarter on our journey.

    Mr. Marx's Secret

    E. Phillips Oppenheim