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  • n. Alternative form of timekeeper.


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  • They would make Q-Tip play time-keeper during Trivial Pursuit (we keep a strict 1 minute rule!), and then house him with the crates of fresh fifis in the cargo hold!


  • I think it starts at 50 bucks a minute, for now, but that only guarantees that the time-keeper is actually listening.

    How Does the City Stop Activists? Price Them Out of Existence!

  • Personally, i broke my watch a little while back, and have yet to replace it, because my phone has become my new time-keeper, so I haven't seen the need.

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  • And imagine that it had been possible to show that all these changes had resulted, first, from a tendency of the structure to vary indefinitely; and secondly, from something in the surrounding world which helped all variations in the direction of an accurate time-keeper, and checked all those in other directions; then it is obvious that the force of


  • And then in a little, I was gone over into sleep, and waked not for seven good hours; and then to hear the fizzing of the water, very brisk and cheerful, and so to have mine eyes open in a moment, and to know by my time-keeper or dial, that was somewhat like to a watch of this age, that I had slumbered through seven good hours.

    The Night Land

  • Suddenly, the time-keeper struck three bells, and the deeper notes of the bell forrard, answered them.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • I told them, at length, and while I was doing so, the time-keeper brought up the lights and lashed one up on the sheerpole in each rigging.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • “Very good, Sir,” answered the Second, and sung out to the time-keeper to bring up a couple of lamps.

    The Ghost Pirates

  • The time-keeper will notify candidates one minute before the end of the time limit for opening and closing remarks.

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  • And after putting it aside into a drawer and forgetting it for some time, he swapped it finally away for a more useful time-keeper.

    The History of Pendennis


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