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stem–winder

noun stem–wind·er \-ˌwīn-dər\

Definition of STEM-WINDER

1
:  a stem-winding watch
2
[from the superiority of the stem-winding watch over the older key-wound watch] :  one that is first-rate of its kind; especially :  a stirring speech

First Known Use of STEM-WINDER

1875

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