follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

lantern clock

noun
1.
an English bracket clock of the late 16th and 17th centuries, having a brass case with corner columns supporting pierced crestings on the sides and front.
Also called birdcage clock.
Origin of lantern clock
1910-1915
1910-15
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for lantern clock
Historical Examples
  • See illustration (p. 57) of lantern clock with weights and pendulum.

    Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden
  • This lantern clock, with brass dial and fine fretwork with floriated design, is inscribed Humphry Mills at Edinburgh fecit.

    Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden
  • The form of the lantern clock is one that appeals to the artist.

    Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for lantern clock

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for lantern

7
10
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for lantern clock