from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pendulum clock enclosed in a tall, narrow cabinet.
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- n. A longcase clock.
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- n. a pendulum clock enclosed in a tall narrow case
From the song My Grandfather's Clock by Henry Clay Work (1832-1884), American songwriter.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From a song by American songwriter Henry Work, based on a clock in the George Hotel Yorkshire England, which stopped keeping time after its owner died. (Wiktionary)