clocksmith


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Noun1.clocksmith - someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watchesclocksmith - someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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Big Ben malfunctioned in August when the bongs were delayed by six seconds, a clocksmith explaining that it was down to age.
Most of these were four-wheeled carriages of some sort and, though some were quite elaborate, a few were more practical, such as the band-cranked three-wheeler--the ancestor of the wheel chair--made by the paraplegic German clocksmith Stephan Farrier for his own use.
Peale--a onetime clocksmith, silversmith, saddler, revolutionary, portraitist, natural historian, inventor, agricultural reformer, and museologist--was a living archetype of the Jeffersonian polymath, embodying the impulse toward conquest through knowledge, categorization, and ratiocination that Dion explores and critiques in his own work.