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/ ˈwɒtʃˌkeɪs /


the case or outer covering for the works of a watch.


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Origin of watchcase

First recorded in 1590–1600; watch + case2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for watchcase

/ (ˈwɒtʃˌkeɪs) /


a protective case for a watch, generally of metal such as gold, silver, brass, or gunmetal
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