long-case clock

[ lawng-keys, long- ]

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How to use long-case clock in a sentence

  • "For use in the homes the long-case clock was the style favored," McPhearson responded.

  • It was perhaps four feet tall—an exact replica of a long-case clock.

  • The long-case clock had not only become acclimatized, but it had become thoroughly English.

    Chats on Old Clocks | Arthur Hayden
  • But at any rate, the long-case clock may be generally accepted as coincident with the use of the long or seconds pendulum.

    Chats on Old Clocks | Arthur Hayden
  • To collectors and connoisseurs the most desirable period of the long-case clock is from 1700 to about 1720.

    Chats on Old Clocks | Arthur Hayden

British Dictionary definitions for longcase clock

longcase clock

/ (ˈlɒŋˌkeɪs) /

  1. another name for grandfather clock

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