- any instrument for indicating the time, especially a sundial or an early form of clock.
Origin of horologe
Related Words for horologedial, clock, watch, chronometer, calendar, chronograph, repeater, metronome, pendulum, horologe, chronoscope, gnomon, sundial, stopwatch, clepsydra, hourglass, time-keeper
Examples from the Web for horologe
Historical Examples of horologe
Do you hear the ticking of the horologe of time with each pulsation of your heart?Child of a Century, Complete
Alfred de Musset
The eyes of the little Doctor seemed rivetted on the horologe.
It was the primitive clock, the horologe of the first world.Old-Time Gardens
Alice Morse Earle
"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 hour is close at hand, then,” said the master, consulting a horologe as large and as round as a full-grown orange.The Watcher
J. Sheridan Le Fanu
- a rare word for timepiece