warning wheel


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Warning \Warn"ing\, a.
   Giving previous notice; cautioning; admonishing; as, a
   warning voice.
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         That warning timepiece never ceased.     --Longfellow.
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   Warning piece, Warning wheel (Horol.), a piece or wheel
      which produces a sound shortly before the clock strikes.
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