watch chain

NOUN
  1. short chain or ribbon attaching a pocket watch to a man's vest
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How To Use watch chain In A Sentence

  • Originally made by Austrian watchmakers as decorative pocket watch chain fobs or as cufflinks, these miniature pinfire pistols are now prized collector's items. Boing Boing
  • One word brought on another, they drifted, by easy stages, into draw poker, and before Snowdon left he had won two hundred and eighty dollars and, an oroide watch chain of Storey. Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882
  • His suit was of excellent cloth, with watch chain and cravat in the continental style.
  • Status of Gold Double Albert Watch Chain and Fob from the world's largest specialist antique web site.
  • He was not at all jockeyish to look at, though; he had a round black head and a well-trimmed black beard, bright eyes like a bird's; he jingled money in his pockets; he jangled a great gold watch chain; and he never turned up except dressed just too much like a gentleman to be one. The Father Brown Omnibus
  • Spats, watch chains, ivory handled walking sticks, monocles, tie bars, sock garters, ascots, etc: there are actually people who can make these things work because of their personal styles, but most of us can't.
  • Although conservatively dressed, he wore a gold watch chain on his grey waistcoat and designer black leather shoes.
  • D: Look. A gold watch chain. Isn't it lovely, Jim?
  • He was not at all jockeyish to look at, though; he had a round black head and a well-trimmed black beard, bright eyes like a bird’s; he jingled money in his pockets; he jangled a great gold watch chain; and he never turned up except dressed just too much like a gentleman to be one. The Complete Father Brown
  • The husband sold his beloved pocket watch to buy a jeweled comb, only to learn that his wife has cut her luxurious hair and sold it to a wigmaker in order to buy him a watch chain. Kamran Pasha: How the Story of Christmas Saved Islam
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