watchcase

watch·case

 (wŏch′kās′)
n.
The casing for the mechanism of a watch.

watchcase

(ˈwɒtʃˌkeɪs)
n
(Horology) a protective case for a watch, generally of metal such as gold, silver, brass, or gunmetal

watch•case

(ˈwɒtʃˌkeɪs)

n.
the case or outer covering for the works of a watch.
[1590–1600]
Translations

watchcase

[ˈwɒtʃkeɪs] Ncaja f de reloj
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