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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.
After she was gone, Jesse stood for a long time listening to the wag-on-the-wall clock ticking away the moments.
Only too often, alas, this part of the contract was never carried out and the unfortunate _wag-on-the-wall_
"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.