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.
Emily held out a handsome locket, with a monogram in diamonds, attached to her watch chain.
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.
Poirot has an obsession with symmetry so the whole collar shape balances with the moustache, there is the symmetry of the tie, the rather annoying asymmetry of a watch chain and how Poirot would handle that.
Also taken was costume jewellery, a sim card, foreign currency, a gold star of David which belonged to his late mother and a watch chain that had belonged to his grandad.
Also taken was costume jewellery, a SIM card, foreign currency, a gold star of David which belonged to the victim's late mum and a watch chain which had belonged to his grandfather.
The policeman opens his lamp, and throws the light from his bull's eye on the cab, in the recess of which is seated a grey haired old man wearing a heavy gold watch chain, and a pair of gold pince-nez spectacles.
Les Lansdowne, the costume designer, noticed that other gentleman of the age would have just one watch chain, but Sir Arthur had two and so did the King.
Also stolen were a Seiko Quartz diving watch, a Timex gents' watch, cufflinks, a Sekonda pocket watch and a silver watch chain.