horologe

[ hawr-uh-lohj, -loj, hor- ]
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Do you hear the ticking of the horologe of time with each pulsation of your heart?

The eyes of the little Doctor seemed rivetted on the horologe.

It was the primitive clock, the horologe of the first world.

"The hour is close at hand, then," said the master, consulting a horologe as large and as round as an orange.

“The hour is close at hand, then,” said the master, consulting a horologe as large and as round as a full-grown orange.

On the other hand, other authorities state positively that that story is a myth and that Gerbert's horologe was a sun-dial.

Horologe, (Orologe), (Horologium)A general term applied indiscriminately in old writings to any mechanism for measuring time.

The cock, the horologe of Thorpe's light, crows no more to the answering hill-farms.

Without the slightest premonitory symptoms of astrology, and being withal no horologe consulter, I yet do love the stars.

The horologe signifies the diligence with which the priests should say the canonical hours.

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