a device used for measuring and indicating time, driven mechanically, electrically or electronically that indicates hours, minutes, etc., by hands on a dial or by displayed figures, either worn or placed on a wall, table, etc.; a clock or watch.
a man appointed for announcing the time.
(a plant) to advance the tip of a branch further.
to stab, pierce (with a sharp instrument) as to knock down.
to come together or gather in large numbers.
to be piled up, heaped up.
to stand erect or set up oneself in an upright position (as hairs of the head or body).