longcase clock

noun

long·​case clock ˈlȯŋ-ˌkās- How to pronounce longcase clock (audio)

Examples of longcase clock in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Partly in view is a George III oak and brass longcase clock that Ms. Rigg says dates to 1790. Emily Nonko, WSJ, 29 Jan. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of longcase clock was in 1851

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“Longcase clock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longcase%20clock. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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