Meaning of “grandfather clock” in the English Dictionary

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"grandfather clock" in British English

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grandfather clocknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡræn.fɑː.ðə ˌklɒk/ us /ˈɡræn.fɑː.ðɚ ˌklɑːk/

a tall clock in a wooden case that stands on the floor

(Definition of “grandfather clock” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"grandfather clock" in American English

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grandfather clocknoun [ C ]

/ˈɡrændˌfɑ·ðər ˈklɑk/

a clock in a tall wooden case that stands on the floor

(Definition of “grandfather clock” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)