watch·​case | \ ˈwäch-ˌkās How to pronounce watchcase (audio) , ˈwȯch- \

Definition of watchcase

: the outside metal covering of a watch

Examples of watchcase in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Situated on the ground floor of a former watchcase factory reimagined by designer Steven Gambrel, the residence opens to the sidewalk just steps from downtown. Amanda Sims Clifford, House Beautiful, "Inside a Watchcase Factory Turned Weekend Getaway by David Mann," 17 Apr. 2020 A Bulova watchcase factory, shuttered in 1981, has been repurposed as condominiums and townhouses. Jan Benzel, New York Times, "Sag Harbor, N.Y.: Celebrities and Small-Town Aura," 12 July 2017

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First Known Use of watchcase

1671, in the meaning defined above

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“Watchcase.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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