Warning wheel
Warning Warn"ing, a. Giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice. [1913 Webster]

That warning timepiece never ceased. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

{Warning piece}, {Warning wheel} (Horol.), a piece or wheel which produces a sound shortly before the clock strikes. [1913 Webster]


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  • Warning — Warn ing, a. Giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice. [1913 Webster] That warning timepiece never ceased. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] {Warning piece}, {Warning wheel} (Horol.), a piece or wheel which produces a sound… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Warning piece — Warning Warn ing, a. Giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a warning voice. [1913 Webster] That warning timepiece never ceased. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] {Warning piece}, {Warning wheel} (Horol.), a piece or wheel which produces a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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