American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who practices or is skilled in horology.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One versed in horology; a maker of timepieces.
- n. A person; someone who makes or repairs watches or clocks.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One versed in horology.
- n. someone who makes or repairs watches
- horolog(y) + -ist (Wiktionary)
“The world is a real clock work world, and to save the world, Hethor, an apprentice horologist, must wind the mainspring.”
“The author of the site, Ray Bates, is an antiquarian horologist in Vermont, and has this description of the bird:”
“Going against everything known (and the nine tenths of everything that remains unknown), a young horologist has been commissioned to build the world's first truly accurate clock.”
“Many years ago the British Government made an offer of £6,000 for a chronometer for her navy, keeping better time than the ones in use, but no European horologist ever discovered the sequel which Mr. Heinrich has now worked out to perfection, overcoming the extremes, as stated above.”
“Thomas Mudge was the first horologist who successfully applied it to watches in the detached form, about 1750.”
“So little a while ago that face had moved with every change of sentiment, that pale mouth had spoken, that body had been all on fire with governable energies; and now, and by his act, that piece of life had been arrested, as the horologist, with interjected finger, arrests the beating of the clock.”
“In other words, so far the balance of our reasoning is in favor of the club tooth escapement and to effect an intelligent division of angles for tooth, pallet and lift is one of the great questions which confronts the intelligent horologist.”
“Life had been arrested, as the horologist, with interjected finger, arrests the beating of the clock”
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“Mrs. Drabdump had an immediate vision of Snoppet, the neighbouring horologist, keeping the clock in hand for weeks and then returning it only superficially repaired and secretly injured more vitally "for the good of the trade.”
“Mrs. Drabdump had an immediate vision of Snoppet, the neighboring horologist, keeping the clock in hand for weeks and then returning it only superficially repaired and secretly injured more vitally "for the good of the trade.”
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