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morning watch

noun, Nautical
1.
the watch from 4 a.m. until 8 a.m.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35
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  • As a precaution, morning watch staff had been held over and all off-duty staff had been called to report for duty.
British Dictionary definitions for morning watch

morning watch

noun
1.
(nautical) the watch between 4 and 8 am
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