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clock watch

a watch that strikes the hours.
Compare repeater (def 3).
Origin of clock watch
First recorded in 1675-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The boy of today doesn't want a clock watch bought in a notion store at the price of a toy.

    Boy Scouts Handbook Boy Scouts of America
  • The pocket dial was soon followed by mechanical clocks, the clock watch, and the more delicate work of the watchmaker.

    Chats on Household Curios Fred W. Burgess

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