the watch from midnight until 4 a.m.
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Word Watch 2013: Binge-watch
In terms of media consumption, 2013 has been an eventful year. Thanks to the ease of on-demand video streaming on sites like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Instant Video, film and video lovers have gravitated toward a few increasingly useful words to describe their novel viewing habits. One word on the rise this year is binge-watch. In our next update, Dictionary.com will define binge-watch as: “to …
Origin of middle watch
First recorded in 1605–15
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Historical Examples of middle watch
Jack's shall be the 'dog-watch,' as they call it, and mine shall be the 'middle-watch,' and last till morning.Jack Tier or The Florida Reef
James Fenimore Cooper
nautical the watch between midnight and 4 am
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