Definitions

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  • n. A person who makes clocks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches

Etymologies

clock +‎ maker (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sometimes I think that the great celestial clockmaker has it in for us all — and that clockmaker is laughing at our expense.

    Monday Sucks | Her Bad Mother

  • William Andrews, former curator of the now-defunct Time Museum and a master clockmaker, is trying to build an advanced sundial that melds horology, cartography, and a passion for antique scientific instrumentation.

    Boing Boing

  • It is God as a creator as a clockmaker is a creator.

    American Coastopia!

  • There is a "clockmaker" theory that allows for both creation and evolution - the idea is that the universe was created with initial conditions such that evolution could take place.

    Posthuman Blues

  • The Kazoo was invented in the 1840s a German clockmaker named Thaddeus Von Clegg, who made it to specifications provided by Alabama Vest of Macon, Georgia.

    Have A Wonderful National Kazoo Day! | myFiveBest

  • In 1714, the British Parliament passed the Longitude Act, offering awards to inventors who could solve the problem of measuring longitude at sea; from 1737 to 1765, clockmaker John Harrison earned a series of awards totaling £ 14,315 for improvements to his marine chronometer.

    Creative Financing

  • Isn't it REAL WRITING when it's about subjects like that weird little gnome of a clockmaker in my town ...

    Nobody Likes A Jerkwad

  • Aimed at a broad audience including families, the ballet features Clemmie Sveaas as the princess, Aaron Sillis as the clockmaker and Mr. Putrov as the baddie.

    Dancing to a New Tune

  • ElBulli is a little like the old theological construct of the clockmaker God: create all the conditions for life on Earth, wind it up, then stand back and let it run.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • As Gill brings us into her world of mysterious vials and a masked character known as "the clockmaker," her words are what make the pictures clear and crisp.

    Bess Rowen: Once Upon a Storyteller

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