balance cock

variants: or balance bridge

Definition of balance cock

: the bridge that carries the top pivot of the balance staff in a watch

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First Known Use of balance cock

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Balance cock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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