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  1. simple past and past participle of clock


clocked (comparative more clocked, superlative most clocked)

  1. Embroidered with clocks. [from 16th c.]
    • 1748, [Samuel Richardson], “Letter CCXXXII”, in Clarissa. Or, The History of a Young Lady: [], volumes (please specify |volume=I to VII), London: [] S[amuel] Richardson;  [], →OCLC:
      But it will be impossible, if you keep your laced clothes covered, that anybody should know you in that dress to be the same gentleman—except they find you out by your clocked stockings.
  2. (electronics) Electronically running at a particular rate; governed by a repetitive time signal. [from 20th c.]
  3. (UK, colloquial) Of a motor vehicle: having had its odometer turned back so as to display a lower mileage. [from 20th c.]