Definition of Cuckoo clock

1. Noun. Clock that announces the hours with a sound like the call of the cuckoo.

Generic synonyms: Clock



Definition of Cuckoo clock

1. Noun. A clock that announces the time by a cuckoo sound, often equipped with a mechanical cuckoo. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cuckoo Clock

cuckolded
cuckolding
cuckoldly
cuckoldom
cuckoldoms
cuckoldries
cuckoldry
cuckolds
cuckoldy
cuckoo
cuckoo's nest
cuckoo-bumblebee
cuckoo-dove
cuckoo-doves
cuckoo bread
cuckoo clock (current term)
cuckoo clocks
cuckoo dove
cuckoo flower
cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs
cuckoo sign
cuckoo spit
cuckoobud
cuckoobuds
cuckooed
cuckooflower
cuckooflowers
cuckooing
cuckooings
cuckoopint

Literary usage of Cuckoo clock

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1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"says the long-haired one; and right then this cuckoo clock turned loose in ... If you can get a good Swede out of a cuckoo clock, you can get some good out ..."

2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"As you see, I have bought a cuckoo clock." He brought it out, and pushing the ... Her father had the intense pleasure of purchasing another cuckoo clock and ..."

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