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Definition of grandfather clock noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

grandfather clock

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌɡrænfɑːðə ˈklɒk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡrænfɑːðər ˈklɑːk//
 
 
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an old-fashioned type of clock in a tall wooden case that stands on the floor
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: grandfather clock