Origin of hour hand
Examples from the Web for hour hand
The weight (A), of 500 pounds, is wound up by a crank (the key) at P. O is the hour-hand.Stories of Useful Inventions|Samuel Eagle Foreman
A clock was hanging in the delicatessen-store window, and the hour-hand stood at nine.The Long Day|Dorothy Richardson
To pit the medical school against the nurse-training school is to pit the hour-hand against the minute-hand.The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2|Edward Tyas Cook
Mrs. Greyfield smiled and sighed, and remarked upon the fact that the hour-hand of the clock pointed to two in the morning.The New Penelope and Other Stories and Poems|Frances Fuller Victor
The great Bear is also to be remembered as the hour-hand of the woodman's clock.