quail clock


noun

a clock that announces the hours by a sound resembling that of a quail.

Nearby words

  1. quahog,
  2. quai,
  3. quai d'orsay,
  4. quaich,
  5. quail,
  6. quail dove,
  7. quail-brush,
  8. quaint,
  9. quaintly,
  10. quair

Origin of quail clock

First recorded in 1895–1900

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