watch chain


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watch chain

n
(Horology) a chain used for fastening a pocket watch to the clothing. See also fob1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.watch chain - short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man's vestwatch chain - short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man's vest
chain - a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
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watch chain

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I noticed, too, that several rings and seals hung at his watch chain, as if he were quite laden with remembrances of departed friends.
I could see his staring eyes and gleams of light on his studs and watch chain. He vanished behind the mound, and for a moment there was silence.
Emily held out a handsome locket, with a monogram in diamonds, attached to her watch chain. "I have his photograph here," she rejoined; "given to me by my dear old aunt, in the days of her prosperity.
With rapid, bony fingers he unbuttoned his coat, revealing a shirt, bronze waistcoat buttons, and a watch chain, and quickly pulled out a fat old pocketbook.
He tore a sheet of paper from his pocket book, and unlocking a small gold case at the end of his watch chain, shook from it a pencil with yellow crayon.
Closeups ensure we notice his pocket watch chain, hand tattoos, neckerchief and Mumford & Sonsrivalling waistcoat collection.
He watched as the thief first removed a wallet then unhooked a watch chain. Coolidge calmly spoke up from the darkness: 'About that watch, I wish you wouldn't take that.' The startled man, gaining his voice, asked, 'Why?' 'I'm very fond of that watch.
In June, a number of items including the notebook, a plaster cast of Pierrepoint's face and hands, a silver watch chain which he wore to work and an ivory cigar holder were sold for PS20,000 at a sale at Boldon Auction Galleries in the North East.
Sadly too, the watch chain that inevitably it would have been suspended from is lost.
This week a plaster cast of Pierrepoint's face and hands, a silver watch chain which he wore to work and an ivory cigar holder were sold at Boldon Auction Galleries.
She said: "It was an Elgin minister, the Rev William Gray, who by chance met Grieg in the Norwegian mountains, who learned that the composer carried on the end of his watch chain his Scottish family 'crest' featuring a ship sailing on the waves.