In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- I have seen this done with clockmakers and their apprentices, but never with any aspect of bookbinding.
- He addressed his advertisements specifically to clockmakers.
- It was common practice for provincial clockmakers to contrive a skeleton clock as a window display.
- Recently I came across the analogy of the clockmaker.
- A high-end performance of fine mechanics is executed, which will appeal to the clockmaker in every Swiss.
- So they invented the clock, without encouraging clockmakers.
- Recent research into the assessors' records has documented seven previously unrecorded Boston clockmakers working between 1787 and 1799.
- Dials became more and more elaborate with the passage of time, and some clockmakers employed artists to decorate them.
- Halley treated him cordially and suggested that Harrison consult George Graham, one of London's leading clockmakers.
- Some time in the fifteenth century, clockmakers started to use tightly coiled blades of metal - springs - to power their timepieces, instead of gravity.
- A clockmaker had prepared plans for a timepiece for one of the kings of France.
- Anyway, this guy, he's supposedly a clockmaker in Venice.
- This variety only appears chaotic if we assume that Roxbury makers functioned as traditional clockmakers.
- Most clockmakers thought it was impossible, as typical land clocks of the era routinely gained or lost 15 minutes a day.
- I felt like a clock before the clockmaker picks its components apart.
- For 30 years, he made instruments for the chemical industry after being advised as a youngster against a career as a clockmaker.
- In 1735 Parliament's challenge was met by an English clockmaker, John Harrison.
- Around 1660, clocks with longer pendulums were introduced by English clockmakers.
- The other approach is to bless a lowly subject, such as the life and times of a clockmaker, with the grandeur and solemnity of an epic.
- Plans are being made to commemorate the famous clockmaker who solved a navigational puzzle that had cost countless mariners' lives.
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