banjo clock

noun

: a pendulum clock whose shape suggests a banjo

Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of banjo clock was in 1898

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“Banjo clock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banjo%20clock. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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