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grandfather clock

noun

  1. any of various types of long-pendulum clocks in tall standing wooden cases, usually between six and eight feet tall Also calledlongcase clock


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Across the room a tall dark grandfather clock with a bright metal disk instead of a clock-face stood against the wall.

The same room on the following morning at ten-twenty-five, by the Grandfather clock.

The grandfather clock in the corner was genuine, but he was beyond grandfather clocks.

"Run in now," said Mrs. Brent, and when he had obeyed he heard a tall grandfather clock ticking in the hall.

A grandfather clock stood in the corner between the fireplace and the first window, and gave out a steady deep tock.

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