clockmaker


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clockmaker

(ˈklɒkˌmeɪkə)
n
(Horology) a person who makes or mends clocks, watches, etc

clock•mak•er

(ˈklɒkˌmeɪ kər)

n.
a person who makes or repairs clocks.
[1400–50]
clock′mak`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clockmaker - someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watchesclockmaker - someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
Translations

clockmaker

[ˈklɒkˌmeɪkəʳ] Nrelojero/a m/f

clockmaker

[ˈklɒkˌmeɪkəʳ] norologiaio
References in classic literature ?
As to Harlequin and Columbine, I discovered immediately that they lodged (they are always looking after lodgings in a pantomime) at a very small clockmaker's one story high, near the hotel; which, in addition to various symbols and devices, almost covering the whole front, had a great dial hanging out - to be jumped through, of course.
Then the clockmaker came, and, after a great deal of talking and examining, he put the bird somewhat in order, but he said that it must be very seldom used as the works were nearly worn out, and it was impossible to put in new ones.
"Next year a druggist surely ought to come among us, and next we want a clockmaker, a furniture dealer, and a bookseller; and so, by degrees, we shall have all the desirable luxuries of life.
So far, and waiving their use to himself, a clockmaker could have made a better pair.
The mahogany longcase clock made by Aberdeen clockmaker George Morison in the late 18th century is decorated with an acanthus leaf at the centre of the top arch.
Everly is an apprentice clockmaker who has been secretly kept alive with a clock heart ever since her entire family was murdered by her father's business partner, Markham.
Combining four generations of talent and knowledge since 1898, Rapport's unmistakable British craftsmanship marries together the skills of a cabinetmaker, clockmaker and an electronic engineer, resulting in an exceptional range of watch accessories and leather goods that have been carefully handcrafted with attention to detail.
A clockmaker's apprentice, Robert, finds and repairs Malkin, who then convinces him to retrieve Lily.
A lively, original, and thoroughly entertaining time-travel story, "The Clockmaker and the Comet" is very highly recommended for personal, elementary school, and community library graphic novel collections for young readers ages 9 to 12.
Kate Morton puts one such house at the center of The Clockmaker's Daughter.
A My great-greatgrandfather, James Breese, was a well-regarded London clockmaker, so I know a bit about these.
Ceri Williams, along with fellow writer Drew Neary, has created The Clockmaker, the first in an upcoming series of spine tingling supernatural books by the pair.