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graveyard watch

Nautical. middle watch.
Origin of graveyard watch
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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graveyard watch

noun phrase

A period of guard or watch duty from midnight to 4 AM or 8 AM (1927+ Railroad & Navy)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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