n. by far the most popular term for the clocks we sell. The term has its origins in a Victorian poem "...the tick and the tock of my Grandfather's clock...".
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tall case clock
n. most often used in America, particularly refers to clocks from New England and may first have been used by makers in Roxbury, Massachusetts.
n. believed by many to be the correct term but early references use terms like pendulum and standing clock. Small examples are sometimes referred to as Cottage Clocks.