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middle watch

noun, Nautical
1.
the watch from midnight until 4 a.m.
Also called graveyard watch, midwatch.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15
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British Dictionary definitions for middle watch

middle watch

noun
1.
(nautical) the watch between midnight and 4 am
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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