Definition of Clockmaker

1. Noun. Someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches.

Exact synonyms: Clocksmith
Generic synonyms: Artificer, Artisan, Craftsman, Journeyman
Specialized synonyms: Seth Thomas, Thomas



Definition of Clockmaker

1. Noun. A person who makes clocks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Clockmaker Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clockmaker

clock towers
clock up
clock watcher
clockcase
clockcases
clocke
clocked
clocker
clockers
clockes
clockface
clockfaces
clocking
clockless
clocklike
clockmaker (current term)
clockmakers
clockmaking
clockpunk
clocks
clocksmith
clocksucker
clocktower
clocktowers
clockward
clockwise
clockwise rotation
clockwork
clockwork orange
clockwork oranges

Literary usage of Clockmaker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1844)
"By the Author of " The clockmaker." Second Series. 2 vols. Bentley. THIS Second professes to be the Last of the matchless ..."

2. Judge Haliburton's Yankee Stories by Thomas Chandler Haliburton (1846)
"There are few, I guess, said the clockmaker, who go upon ... I will inquire of the clockmaker the secret of his success. What a pity it is, Mr. Slick, ..."

3. Life in Abyssinia: Being Notes Collected During Three Years' Residence and by Mansfield Parkyns (1868)
"... our vessel—My powder in danger—Fortunate deliverance—Mohammedan legends—Origin of jealousy—Adam with the body of Abel—Joseph the first clockmaker—El ..."

4. Natural History & Sport in Moray by Charles St. John, Anne Gibson St. John, Cosmo Innes (1866)
"'s Clock — Lambeth Clock — Bartholomew Newsom, Queen Elizabeth's clockmaker—Curious Clock at Whitehall Palace — Bequests of Clocks — Clock nt Glaston- bury ..."

5. Pat M'Carty, Farmer, of Antrim: His Rhymes, with a Setting by John Stevenson (1905)
"JIM, THE clockmaker IF ye meet a wee man wi' a bottle-green coat, And knee-breeches tidy and trim ... tied roon' his throat, Ye'll ken it is clockmaker Jim. ..."

6. A Summer in Brittany by Thomas Adolphus Trollope, Frances Milton Trollope (1840)
"... clockmaker —Sale of a Pianoforte — " Tour de Cesson"—Walk to Binic — Departure of a ... clockmaker ..."

7. The Diary of William Bentley: Pastor of the East Church, Salem, Massachusetts by William Bentley, Joseph Gilbert Waters, Marguerite Dalrymple, Alice G. Waters, Essex Institute (1907)
"It was marked " William Bowyer, London, clockmaker, fecit. I. 1630. E. (the initials of the Gov.'s name). On the gnomon on one side Lat. ..."

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