longcase clock

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

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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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First Known Use of longcase clock

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 4 Oct. 2022.

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