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watch — “Give me a,” RICHARD III., v. 3. 63. Steevens was, no doubt, right when he observed:“I believe that particular kind of candle is here meant which was anciently called a watch, because, being marked out into sections, each of which was a certain portion of time in burning, it supplied the place of the more modern instrument by which we measure the hours. I have seen these candles represented with great nicety in some of the pictures of Albert Durer.”

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