[ klok-ouuhr, -ou-er ]
/ ˈklɒkˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər /
a full 60-minute period, as of class instruction or therapeutic consultation.Compare hour (def. 11).
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Origin of clock-hour
First recorded in 1870–75
Words nearby clock-hour
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