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clock jack

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noun Horology.
  1. jack1(def 19).

Origin of clock jack

1925–30; earlier jack of the clock-(house), jackaclock; see jack1
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Examples from the Web for clock jack

Historical Examples

  • So he took the matter in hand and invented a clock-jack that was much better than the imported one.

    Christopher and the Clockmakers</p>

    Sara Ware Bassett


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