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  1. measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; "he clocked the runners" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a timepiece that shows the time of day Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A machine for measuring time, indicating the hour and other divisions by means of hands moving on a dial plate. Its works are moved by a weight or a spring, and it is often so constructed as to tell the hour by the stroke of a hammer on a bell. It is not adapted, like the watch, to be carried on the person. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A watch, esp. one that strikes. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The striking of a clock. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A figure or figured work on the ankle or side of a stocking. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To ornament with figured work, as the side of a stocking. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To call, as a hen. See Cluck. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A large beetle, esp. the European dung beetle (Scarabaeus stercorarius). Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A machine to measure and indicate time by means of hands moving over a dial-plate; an ornament on the ankle of a stocking. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Clocked. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. A machine for measuring time, and which marks the time by the position of its "hands" upon the dial plate, or by the striking of a hammer on a bell. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. A machine for measuring time. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. A machine for measuring and indicating time. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. A machine which tells the time of day, consisting of wheels moved by weights or springs, and regulated by a pendulum, but more especially the larger machines of this kind, so constructed as to tell the hours by the stroke of a hammer upon a bell; a beetle. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To call, as the hen. The clock of a stocking, the figured work or embroidery about the ankle. The phrases. What's o'clock! and What o'clock is it? are contractions of What hour of the clock is it ? See Cloak and Cluck. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. A machine which shows the time of day and strikes the hours; clockmaker, one who makes clocks; clock-work, mechanism like a clock; o'clock, contraction for "time of, on, or by the clock". Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Familiar name of the common beetle. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. The cry of the brooding hen-see cluck. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. A circuit in a processor that generates aregular sequence of electronic pulses used to synchroniseoperations of the processor's components. The time betweenpulses is the cycle time and the number of pulses per secondis the clock rate (or frequency).The execution times of instructions on a computer are usuallymeasured by a number of clock cycles rather than seconds.Clock rates for various models of the computer may increaseas technology improves, and it is usually the relative timesone is interested in when discussing the instruction set. foldoc_fs
  21. klok, n. a machine for measuring time, marking the time by the position of its 'hands' upon the dial-plate, or by the striking of a hammer on a bell: (Shak.) the striking of the hour.--n. CLOCK'WORK, the works or machinery of a clock: machinery steady and regular like that of a clock.--adj. automatic.--GO LIKE CLOCKWORK, to go along smoothly and without a hitch.--KNOW WHAT O'CLOCK IT IS, to be wide awake, to know how things are. [M. E. clokke, prob. through O. Fr. from Low L. cloca, clocca, a bell; mod. Fr. cloche, Dut. klok; Ger. glocke, a bell.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  22. klok, n. an ornament worked on the side of a stocking.--adj. CLOCKED, ornamented with clocks. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  23. klok, n. a beetle--common name in Scotland. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  24. klok, v.i. (Scot.) to cluck: to hatch.--n. CLOCK'ER, a clocking hen. [A.S. cloccian; Dut. klokken.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  25. Time-measuring instrument periodically wound up, kept in motion by springs or weights acting on wheels, & recording hours, minutes, &c., by hands on a dial (o\'clock now usu. only appended to the actual hour, as six o\'clock is it?, what is the time?; of the clock still in formal or facetious use); downy head of dandelion &c.; clockwise, counter-clockwise, moving in curve from left to right, right to left, as seen by spectator at centre; c.-work, mechanism on c. principle (like c.-w., regularly, automatically), (attrib.) regular, mechanical. [Middle Dutch] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  26. Pattern worked in silk on side of stocking. Hence (-)clocked a. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  27. [A word common to Teut. and Scand. dialects.] The C. in ordinary use, supposed to be perfectly adjusted, shows local mean time; the astronomical C., used in observatories, shows local sidereal time. See Time. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  28. In a stocking, figured work at the ankle. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  29. Proper name for beetle. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  30. n. [Anglo-Saxon] [Hebrew] [German] An instrument for measuring time; —the vibrations of a pendulum which, by a series of wheels, communicate motion to the hands, that point out on a dial plate the divisions of time, as hours, minutes, &c. Cabinet Dictionary
  31. The instrument which tells the hour; the Clock of a stocking, the flowers or inverted work about the ankle ; a fort of beetle. Complete Dictionary

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