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 Japhet’idie.Jaques (1 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jaquemart.
 
The automaton of a clock, consisting of a man and woman who strike the hours on a bell. So called from Jean Jaquemart of Dijon, a clock-maker, who devised this piece of mechanism.   1
 


 Japhet’idie.Jaques (1 syl.). 

 
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