a stemwinding watch.
Older Slang.

something remarkable of its kind.
a rousing speech, especially a stirring political address.
a stirring orator.

a watch wound by an expanded crown on the bar projecting outside the case, as opposed to one wound by a separate key Also called stem-winding watch


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