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half-hunter

noun
1.
a watch with a hinged lid in which a small circular opening or crystal allows the approximate time to be read See hunter (sense 5)
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  • "Yes, sir," I said, and laid on the table my silver English half-hunter with Albert.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • The Squire slashed the dogs silent with his half-hunter to catch the reply.

    The Yeoman Adventurer George W. Gough
  • My father had a half-hunter gold watch and a chain of twisted leather which he wore as long as I can remember.

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