• synonyms

grandmother's clock

or grandmother clock

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  1. a pendulum clock similar to a grandfather's clock but shorter.
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Origin of grandmother's clock

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for grandmother clock

grandmother clock

  1. a longcase clock with a pendulum, about two thirds the size of a grandfather clock
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