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Think about the one on the stove, the one in the car, the giant grandfather clock.
Yet the era did produce a few classics, among them 1985’s creepy Ghost Clock, a grandfather clock that appears to be cloaked in a white sheet, but is in fact carved from mahogany.
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Origin and Etymology of grandfather clock
First Known Use: 1883See Words from the same year
GRANDFATHER CLOCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grandfather clock for English Language Learners
: a tall clock that stands on the floor
GRANDFATHER CLOCK Defined for Kids
Definition of grandfather clock for Students
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