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grandfather's clock

noun
1.
a pendulum floor clock having a case as tall as or taller than a person; tall-case clock; long-case clock.
Origin of grandfather's clock
1890-1895
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for grandfather clock

grandfather clock

noun
1.
any of various types of long-pendulum clocks in tall standing wooden cases, usually between six and eight feet tall Also called longcase clock
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