cartel clock


: a hanging wall clock of French origin usually of gilt bronze and asymmetrical in design

Word History


French cartel decorative scrollwork, dial case of a clock, framed hanging clock, from Italian cartella frieze or slab with space for an inscription, leaflet, ticket, diminutive of carta

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“Cartel clock.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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