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- n. someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches
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Lory had not found the gold, he had not pieced together with the patience of a clocksmith the wheels within wheels that Colonel Gilbert had constructed through the careful years.
I've been forced to send my watch to the clocksmith.
Inspired by what he had learned of Whitney's undertaking, Eli Terry, a clocksmith of Plymouth, Connecticut, announced that he was building five hundred clocks - all of the same, identical design - which he would sell for around $10 each, as against the customary price of
Matt Smith measures time the way you'd expect a clocksmith to measure it.
He compares the intricate craftsmanship of a top programmer with that of a master clocksmith: "You go into a hole and work 80 hours a week for eight months, then come out of the hole and take a break to recharge your batteries.
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