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cuckoo clock

noun
1.
a wall or shelf clock, often carved and decorated, that announces the hours by a sound like the call of the cuckoo, usually accompanied by the appearance of an imitation bird through a little door.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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British Dictionary definitions for cuckoo-clock

cuckoo clock

noun
1.
a clock in which a mechanical cuckoo pops out with a sound like a cuckoo's call when the clock strikes
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