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night editor

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noun
  1. an editor responsible for getting a morning newspaper to press, for the night operations of a wire service, or the like.

Origin of night editor

First recorded in 1865–70
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Historical Examples

  • The report passed the World night-editor, and appeared, next morning.

    Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • Well, then, you may be the night-editor, but you sound exactly like that fresh reporter who 128 spoke to me a moment ago.

    Polly in New York

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy