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long-case clock

[lawng-keys, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌkeɪs, ˈlɒŋ-/
noun
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  • It was perhaps four feet tall—an exact replica of a long-case clock.

  • To collectors and connoisseurs the most desirable period of the long-case clock is from 1700 to about 1720.

    Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden
  • A fine example of his work is illustrated (p. 263), a long-case clock having the door of lacquered work in the "Chinese taste."

    Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden
  • But at any rate, the long-case clock may be generally accepted as coincident with the use of the long or seconds pendulum.

    Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden
  • There is a long-case clock with wooden wheels and pinions by him in the Guildhall Museum, London.

    Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden
  • "For use in the homes the long-case clock was the style favored," McPhearson responded.

  • The long-case clock had not only become acclimatized, but it had become thoroughly English.

    Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden

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