Definition of bracket clock in English:

bracket clock


  • A clock designed to stand on a wall bracket.

    • ‘Pictured, a late Victorian English bracket clock with twin fusee movement and a gong chime. Price, £4,700.’
    • ‘The couple fled with ivory figures, a bracket clock and silverware worth a total of £7,900.’
    • ‘The stolen timepiece is a mahogany-cased Georgian bracket clock, manufactured by Jackson of East Smithfield in London.’
    • ‘These clocks were readily made up by taking the wheels from an old dial or bracket clock and replanting them within a set of pierced, skeletonised plates.’
    • ‘Burglars took the £3,000 Georgian bracket clock from an 84-year-old woman's house in Bradfield while she was away.’