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n. A longcase clock.


Usage examples of "longcase".

Hemmings, she'd occupied once before—and listened to the deep bongs of the longcase clock on the landing send waves through the silence of the house.

He could just make out the tapestries on the half-panelled walls, the longcase clock at the far end, for some reason its trunk door left open.

As she slipped from the room, the longcase clock in the foyer began to chime midnight.

Ifce ticking of a longcase clock, the rustle of the magazine, the occasional tapping of the librarian's heels were the only sounds, as he sat thinking over the events of the last twenty-four hours.

Apart from the occasional doggy snore or the crackle of a shifting log, there were no other sounds but the scratching of Lord Downey's pen and the ticking of the longcase clock by the door.

Jack stepped into the hall, a square hall with two staircases and two English longcase clocks in it, the whole full of brilliant sun: he called again and when the echo of his voice had died away he heard a distant screech of 'Coming' and the patter of feet on the corridor above.