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alarm clock

noun
1.
a clock with a bell or buzzer that can be set to sound at a particular time, as to awaken someone.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700
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alarm clock

noun
1.
a clock with a mechanism that sounds at a set time: used esp for waking a person up
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