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grandfather clocknoun [C]

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a ​tallclock in a ​woodencase that ​stands on the ​floor
(Definition of grandfather clock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grandfather clocknoun [C]

 /ˈɡrændˌfɑ·ðər ˈklɑk/
a clock in a ​tallwoodencase that ​stands on the ​floor
(Definition of grandfather clock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grandfather clock”
in Chinese (Simplified) (装于高木匣中的)落地摆钟…
in Turkish sarkaçlı büyük dolaplı saat…
in Russian высокие напольные часы…
in Chinese (Traditional) (裝於高木匣中的)落地擺鐘…
in Polish zegar stojący…
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