any instrument for indicating the time, especially a sundial or an early form of clock.
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How to use horologe in a sentence
"The hour is close at hand, then," said the master, consulting a horologe as large and as round as an orange.J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 1 | Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The cock, the horologe of Thorpe's light, crows no more to the answering hill-farms.
Without the slightest premonitory symptoms of astrology, and being withal no horologe consulter, I yet do love the stars.
The horologe signifies the diligence with which the priests should say the canonical hours.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) | Henry Osborn Taylor
Do you hear the ticking of the horologe of time with each pulsation of your heart?Child of a Century, Complete | Alfred de Musset
British Dictionary definitions for horologe
a rare word for timepiece
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