grandfather clock

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Synonyms for grandfather clock

a pendulum clock enclosed in a tall narrow case

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The bed frame above came from pieces in an antique shop, and the grandfather clock at lower left from scrap cherry wood and a working clock taken from a ceramic piece.
A Newcastle City Council spokesman said: "We can confirm there was a leak of mercury from an antique grandfather clock at the Mansion House on Thursday morning.
As for the grandfather clock, Poorman said it's one of her favorite items and would be a good focal piece for any room.
Grandfather clocks are too big to be brought in for repair.
His rocking horse took 18 months and 180,000 matches, a fully-working grandfather clock two years and 210,000 matches and his rocking chair a year and 120,000 matches.
They included a grandfather clock, a Wedgewood bull, and a Capo Di Monte jug.
Five paintings by George Edwards Hering and William Frederick Witherington were also stolen, along with a grandfather clock and a mahogany wine cooler.
The Clock Shop is a thrilling novel of a logical military man, Colonel Chalres Rikker, whose trip to find an antique grandfather clock leads him to the Emit Levart Clock Shop.
Charming, elegant and with all the grace of an antique beautifully crafted clock is slightly smaller than a traditional grandfather clock and is hand built in either a rich mahogany or medium oak finish.
Charming, elegant and with all the grace of an antique this beautifully crafted Grandfather clock is hand built and has either a rich mahogany or pine finish.
Placing a grandfather clock at a major intersection may help a resident find the corridor where his or her room is located.
my grandfather clock sleeps through this labored life.
The researchers first noted the time shown on the grandfather clock in the classic barroom-wall painting.
A grandfather clock ticks sedately by the window and a Persian rug stretches across the floor.
In the center of th e room, Falling Rock, a tall sculpture like a grandfather clock, periodically let a massive stone on a cable drop to within inches of a sheet of glass in the bottom of the case; controlled by a computer probability program, the rock on occasion fell far enough to smash the glass, amplifying the sense of urgency and danger central to the climbers' stories.