from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Wound by turning an expanded crown on the stem.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or characterized by rousing oration.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Wound by turning the stem, and not by a key: said of a watch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Wound by mechanism connected with the stem.


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