a false pendulum bob attached to the balances of certain timepieces and visible through a slot in the dial or case.
The Most Notorious Nicknames In HistoryNicknames are usually cute endearments we give to friends or loved ones. But sometimes, we attribute nicknames to infamous figures of notoriety. Think "Ivan the Terrible" or "The Butcher of Bosnia" or Vlad the Impaler." Here are the most notorious nicknames in history.
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