tall case clock

noun

Definition of tall case clock

: a tall narrow floor clock equipped with a pendulum, striking mechanism, chimes, and sometimes a device for showing the month, day, and phases of the moon — compare grandfather clock

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“Tall case clock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tall%20case%20clock. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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