grandmother clock


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grandmother clock

n
(Horology) a longcase clock with a pendulum, about two thirds the size of a grandfather clock
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There's a grandmother clock there which I just fell in love with when I saw it.
En 2013, les clock-movies ont ete integrees par le Grandmother Clock, qui propose la performance enregistree d'une vraie grand-mere en action.
Most families at some point have seen in the corner of granny's or Aunt Mabel's house a tall grandfather or grandmother clock, but this one was different.
She said: "He was head of the composing room and I remember one of the Woodheads came to see him and he received two gifts from the Examiner - a grandmother clock and a tea service.
Among the items stolen were a grandmother clock with the words Northern Goldsmith on the face, a Victorian black marble mantle clock and a child's rocking horse.
QI HAVE a grandmother clock which has been in our family for 30 years.
Mrs James, of Nantymoel, was presented with Alex's poem along with other written tributes from pupils, an inscribed grandmother clock, champagne, flowers and chocolates when she hung up her apron for the final time at Tynewydd Junior School in Ogmore Vale.
PENSIONER Graham Jones took his 91-year-old neighbour to court - over her grandmother clock.
The other thing I realised as I was considering the length of a grandfather clock is that, with both front seats up, you could carry a grandmother clock, which ranges from 5ft 4in to 5ft 9in.
In the past my wife, Ruth, and I have returned with a dog and a grandmother clock.
The hallway was originally very small but the couple knocked through to create a spacious reception area where Susan's treasured grandmother clock keeps a watchful eye.