carriage clock

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carriage clock
 
n
a portable clock, usually in a rectangular case with a handle on the top, of a type originally used by travellers

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Main Entry:  carriage clock
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a small portable clock in a rectangular case with a top handle, first used by travelers but now ornamental
Example:  Abraham Louis Breguet is said to have been the inventor of the carriage clock.
Etymology:  1884
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