Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CLOCKIE, n. Clockmaker. [′klɔk] Sc. 1827 Merry Muses (ed. Burns) 89:
Yon coachman Dow and clockie Brown, Baith residenters in this town.

[So called from his wares. Cf. Watchie, a watchmaker, droggie, a druggist (s.v. Drog, n.2, v.), etc.]

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