carriage clock

  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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How to use carriage clock in a sentence

  • She seized the little gold carriage clock and shook it in her nervous fingers as if that would put the matter right.

    A Sheaf of Corn | Mary E. Mann
  • It is a small, light compact contrivance driven by a kind of carriage clock.

    Practical Cinematography and Its Applications | Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot
  • He brought them with the carriage clock and my bag, but, of course, they were not mine.

    The Master of the Ceremonies | George Manville Fenn
  • The little carriage clock which she kept in her bedroom struck eleven, then twelve.

    A Very Naughty Girl | L. T. Meade
  • 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