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grandmother's clock

noun
1.
a pendulum clock similar to a grandfather's clock but shorter.
Also, grandmother clock.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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grandmother clock

noun
1.
a longcase clock with a pendulum, about two thirds the size of a grandfather clock
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