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Alibi Clock (An)

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1887. A clock which strikes one hour, while the hands point to a different time, the real time being neither one nor the other.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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