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watchmaker

[woch-mey-ker] /ˈwɒtʃˌmeɪ kər/
noun
1.
a person whose occupation it is to make and repair watches.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; watch + maker
Related forms
watchmaking, noun
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  • It is worldfamous for its jewelry and watchmaking industry.
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British Dictionary definitions for watchmaking

watchmaker

/ˈwɒtʃˌmeɪkə/
noun
1.
a person who makes or mends watches
Derived Forms
watchmaking, noun
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Word Origin and History for watchmaking

watchmaker

n.

1620s, from watch (n.) + maker.

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