watchcase
noun Date: 1671 the outside metal covering of a watch

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • watchcase — /woch kays /, n. the case or outer covering for the works of a watch. [1590 1600; WATCH + CASE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • watchcase — noun The casing that holds the mechanism of a watch …   Wiktionary

  • watchcase — watch•case [[t]ˈwɒtʃˌkeɪs[/t]] n. hor the case or outer covering for the works of a watch • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • watchcase — /ˈwɒtʃkeɪs/ (say wochkays) noun the case or outer covering for the works of a watch. {watch + case2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • watchcase — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. obsolete : sentry box 2. a. : the outside metal covering of the works of a watch b. : a case for holding a watch …   Useful english dictionary

  • hunting case — noun : a watchcase with a hinged cover to protect the crystal from accidents (as on the hunting field) * * * a watchcase with a hinged cover to protect the crystal. * * * hunting case, a watchcase with a hinged cover to protect the crystal …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Black Watch (wristwatch) — The Black Watch is an electronic wristwatch launched in September 1975 by Sinclair Radionics. It cost £24.95 ready built, but was for £17.95 also available as kit.The Black Watch is equipped with a red LED display, which is illuminated only when… …   Wikipedia

  • hunting case — a watchcase with a hinged cover to protect the crystal. * * * …   Universalium

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