Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of pocketwatch.

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Examples

  • Street clocks are a vestige of an earlier era where wristwatches and pocketwatches were a luxury, not something everyone has or can acquire for a few dollars.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Best of Urban Design

  • These days the damned things are less like fine-geared pocketwatches and more like TARDISes -- full of mysterious clankings and familiar spirits.

    won't make trouble. don't need no fuss. but i'm wounded, old, and i'm treacherous.

  • The placemat-sized landscape is populated with drooping pocketwatches that suggest the dreamy irrelevance of time.

    The Lust for Late

  • Lots of hard to find items and reproductions ranging from chemises, to jewelry, to shoes (!!!), military badges, pocketwatches, hats, spats, the list goes on and on ...

    The Steampunk List.

  • Now my URL seems to be pasted to the floppy disk and everything looks like cyber postmarked Salvador Dali pocketwatches.

    Dialing for Dali

  • Now my URL seems to be pasted to the floppy disk and everything looks like cyber postmarked Salvador Dali pocketwatches.

    Archive 2006-11-19

  • The railwaymen consulted pocketwatches and nodded.

    Frost at Christmas

  • For decades, residents of U.S. cities would synchronize their pocketwatches using a giant globe that would descend from a pole in a public space to mark the exact hour.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • The weaving of tapestry, oil painting, the art of painting on glass, even pocketwatches and sun-dials were, as

    The Works of Frederich Schiller

  • The weaving of tapestry, oil painting, the art of painting on glass, even pocketwatches and sun-dials were, as

    History of the Revolt of the Netherlands — Complete

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