carriage clock

noun

a portable clock, usually in a rectangular case with a handle on the top, of a type originally used by travellers

Nearby words

  1. carreras,
  2. carreta,
  3. carrey,
  4. carriage,
  5. carriage bolt,
  6. carriage dog,
  7. carriage horse,
  8. carriage house,
  9. carriage line,
  10. carriage piece

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Examples from the Web for carriage clock

  • 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