Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CLOCK, n.4

1. A spot. Cai.7 1936:
A clock afore ma ee means a spot in front of my eye.

2. In pl.: “the motes seen moving in a. sunbeam” (Sh. 1898 E.D.D.).

[Cf. Norw. and Mid.Du. klak, a spot.]

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