Definition of Clock up

1. Verb. Record a distance travelled; on planes and cars.

Exact synonyms: Log Up
Generic synonyms: Enter, Put Down, Record

Definition of Clock up

1. Verb. (figuratively) To accumulate a large amount of time. ¹

2. Verb. (context: figuratively British) To accumulate a large distance. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clock Up

clock faces
clock generator
clock generators
clock golf
clock in
clock off
clock on
clock out
clock paradox
clock pendulum
clock radio
clock speed
clock time
clock tower
clock towers
clock up (current term)
clock watcher

Literary usage of Clock up

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

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1841)
"... clock up drove Mr Titmouse in a dog-cart, from which be jumped out amidst the cheers of ul- moat all present, and skipped on to the bench behind his own ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"This accomplished, off we started at eight o'clock up the river. The scene in the hazy light of the beautiful spring morning was picturesque and animated. ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1859)
"... and being gone to bed in a country town where fairies walked about twelve o'clock, up comes a little woman, not much bigger than one's thumb, ..."

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