wag-on-the-wall love



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  • adj. wag-at-the-wall


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  • A plain wag-on-the-wall clock, its long pendulum measuring the moments with unrelenting reliability.

    The Lightkeeper

  • After she was gone, Jesse stood for a long time listening to the wag-on-the-wall clock ticking away the moments.

    The Lightkeeper

  • Only too often, alas, this part of the contract was never carried out and the unfortunate _wag-on-the-wall_

    Christopher and the Clockmakers

  • "The old wag-on-the-wall, and in many instances even the grandfather clock was consigned to the ash heap, and the pillar clock became the only clock worth having.

    Christopher and the Clockmakers


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