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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.

    The Isle of Unrest

  • I've been forced to send my watch to the clocksmith.

    English Dialects From the Eighth Century to the Present Day

  • 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

    Mises Institute Daily Articles (Full-text version)

  • Matt Smith measures time the way you'd expect a clocksmith to measure it.

    The Union - All Categories

  • 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.

    Fast Company


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