What does HOROLOGE mean?

Definitions for HOROLOGE
ˈhɔr əˌloʊdʒ, -ˌlɒdʒ, ˈhɒr-horologe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. timepiece, timekeeper, horologenoun

    a measuring instrument or device for keeping time


  1. horologenoun

    A clock or watch.

  2. Etymology: From horologium, "sundial" or "clock".

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Horologe, Horologynoun

    Any instrument that tells the hour: as a clock; a watch; an hourglass.

    Etymology: horologium, Latin.

    ’Tis evermore the prologue to his sleep;
    He’ll watch the horologue a double set,
    If drink rock not his cradle. William Shakespeare, Othello.

    Before the days of Jerome there were horologies, that measured the hours not only by drops of water in glasses, called clepsydra, but also by sand in glasses, called clepsammia. Brown.


  1. horologe

    A horologe is a device or instrument used to measure or indicate time, such as a clock or a watch. In a broader context, it can also refer to any system or mechanism that symbolizes or exemplifies the progression of time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Horologenoun

    a servant who called out the hours

  2. Horologenoun

    an instrument indicating the time of day; a timepiece of any kind; a watch, clock, or dial

  3. Etymology: [OE. horologe, orloge, timepiece, OF. horloge, orloge, oriloge, F. horloge, L. horologium, fr. Gr. ; hour + to say, tell. See Hour, and Logic.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Horologe

    hor′o-lōj, n. any instrument for telling the hours.—ns. Horol′oger, Horologiog′rapher, Horol′ogist, a maker of clocks, &c.—adjs. Horolog′ic, -al.—ns. Horologiog′raphy, the art of constructing timepieces; Horol′ogy, the science which treats of the construction of machines for telling the hours: the office-book of the Greek Church for the canonical hours. [O. Fr. horologe (Fr. horloge)—L. horologium—Gr. hōrologionhōra, an hour, legein, to tell.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HOROLOGE in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HOROLOGE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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