grandfather's clock
noun see grandfather clock

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • grandfather's clock — noun see grandfather clock * * * a pendulum floor clock having a case as tall as or taller than a person; tall case clock; long case clock. Also, grandfather clock. [1890 95] * * * grandfather clock or grandfather s clock, a clock in a tall,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grandfather's Clock — This article is about the card game. For the song by Henry Clay Work, see My Grandfather s Clock, and for the variety of clock see Longcase clock. Grandfather s Clock is a solitaire game using a deck of 52 playing cards. Its foundation is akin to …   Wikipedia

  • grandfather's clock — a pendulum floor clock having a case as tall as or taller than a person; tall case clock; long case clock. Also, grandfather clock. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • My Grandfather's Clock — 1876 sheet music for Grand Father s Clock My Grandfather s Clock is a song written in 1876 by Henry Clay Work, the author of Marching Through Georgia . It is a standard of British brass bands and colliery bands, and is also popular in bluegrass… …   Wikipedia

  • My Grandfather's Clock — Couverture de la partition originale de la chanson (1876) My Grandfather s Clock est une chanson britannique de Henry Clay Work sortie en 1876. Elle est un standard des brass bands britanniques et du bluegrass …   Wikipédia en Français

  • grandmother's clock — a pendulum clock similar to a grandfather s clock but shorter. Also, grandmother clock. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • grandmother's clock — a pendulum clock similar to a grandfather s clock but shorter. Also, grandmother clock. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • grandfather clock — ☆ grandfather clock or grandfather s clock n. a large clock with a pendulum, contained in a tall, narrow case * * * ▪ clock also called  longcase clock        tall pendulum clock enclosed in a wooden case that stands upon the floor and is… …   Universalium

  • grandfather clock — ☆ grandfather clock or grandfather s clock n. a large clock with a pendulum, contained in a tall, narrow case …   English World dictionary

  • Grandfather (solitaire) — Grandfather is a solitaire card game within KPatience. According to the KPatience documentation, there is no other known software implementing this game. While there are other solitaire games with names including Grandfather, including… …   Wikipedia

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