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  • n. Plural form of timekeeper.


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  • Among Century's other claims: in January 2006 a "bar pending" law graduate billed 137.1 hours at $450 an hour for a total of $61,695; Latham billed out a "banking, finance and real estate" associate who worked on the case at the same rate as associates with toxic tort litigation experience; and multiple "timekeepers" met with a single expert over a two-day period for a cost of $104,402. - Newswire

  • Mr Willard would prefer to have the money due him remitted thro. the Bank U.S. to receiving it in Charlottesville; and I should be very glad if you could accommodate him in this, and procuring for him comfortable lodgings during his stay in your neighbourhood: He has taken with him two or three "timekeepers," and hopes to be able to sell them in Charlottesville and its vicinity; Your aid in this, and advice generally, will also oblige me.

    Letters Concerning the Founding of the University of Virginia, 1827

  • From McKinley's speech at the expo: Expositions are the timekeepers of progress.

    intertribal: And if my life is like the dust that hides the glow of a rose, what good am I

  • The extra "leap second" is added to clocks by international timekeepers to make up for the Earth's unpredictable rotation.

    Time running out for 'leap second' that has kept us in step with our slowing planet

  • Their understanding of the properties of precious metals and their skills, such as the ability to make small components, proved easily transferable from fashioning objects of portable and personal adornment to producing utilitarian, but equally portable and personal, timekeepers.

    Time for Something Special

  • A few of the most persistent members were kept in line, tough-talked, or strong-armed by the few union bosses and timekeepers in the gang who did get paid.

    Kill the Irishman

  • Evocative of the original G-Shock wristwatch which was originally released in 1983, the new timekeepers will now feature a solar panel in the front that will power the battery.

    The Solar Powered Casio G-Shock | Inhabitat

  • Last year, for example, the ten LaGrasso family members whose salaries Gang Land could obtain earned $1,562,704 in a variety of jobs, including longshoremen, checkers, and timekeepers.

    Jerry Capeci: ILA Vice Prez Busted; Docks Still Treat His Family $$$well

  • The timekeepers rattled wooden clappers to mark the seven passages of the day and the three passages of the night, that we might rise, work, eat, and sleep at the proper times.


  • The timekeepers were leaving when two stragglers rounded a bend on the home stretch.

    Chill of Victory, Agony of the Feet: The Art of Snowshoe Racing


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