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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A contrivance for holding the watch when it is not worn on the person, enabling the dial to be seen. The form is often that of a small clock-case, and the stands of the eighteenth century were frequently very rich, both in material and in workmanship.


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  • It was hanging on the watch-stand which his wife had given him before they were married.



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