sandglass

noun
sand·​glass | \ ˈsan(d)-ˌglas How to pronounce sandglass (audio) \

Definition of sandglass

: an instrument (such as an hourglass) for measuring time by the running of sand

First Known Use of sandglass

1556, in the meaning defined above

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“Sandglass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sandglass. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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