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watchmaker

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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watchmakerwatch‧mak‧er /ˈwɒtʃˌmeɪkə $ ˈwɑːtʃˌmeɪkər, ˈwɒːtʃ-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 BOTMsomeone whose job is making and repairing clocks and watches
Examples from the Corpus
watchmakerHarold summoned the group, secure in his belief that a watchmaker can be no serious rival for Esther.The theory of the blind watchmaker is extremely powerful given that we are allowed to assume replication and hence cumulative selection.Berthoud, however, before coming to London, had been in correspondence, watchmaker to watchmaker, with Thomas Mudge.I had good solid francs in my pocket, and what did the watchmaker have?The watchmaker confirmed he'd been with him at two.The watchmaker is busy wiring cities for its pager network, and Arizona is on its agenda.
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