dogwatch definition

  • noun:
    • Nautical Either of two brief periods of watch responsibility, from 4 to 6 P.M. or six to eight P.M.
    • A late night-shift.
    • Aboard a ship, either associated with two quick two-hour watches that occur between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
    • A night move, or any other really late or very early period of duty.
    • A half view; a watch of two hours, of which there are 2, the very first dogwatch from 4 to 6 o'clock, p. m., and the second dogwatch from 6 to 8 o'clock, p. m.
    • Nautical, a watch of a couple of hours, organized to be able to affect the watches held from everyday by each division associated with staff. 1st dog-watch is from 4 to 6 p. m., the second from six to eight p. m. See watch.
    • either of two short watches: from 4-6 pm or 6-8 pm
    • Nautical Either of two short times of watch responsibility, from 4 to 6 P.M. or 5 to 9 P.M.
    • A late night shift.
    • Aboard a ship, either of this two brief two-hour watches that occur between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
    • every night move, or any other really late or early period of duty.
    • A half watch; a wristwatch of a couple of hours, which there are 2, 1st dogwatch from 4 to 6 o'clock, p. m., therefore the second dogwatch from 6 to 8 o'clock, p. m.
    • Nautical, a wrist watch of a couple of hours, organized to be able to affect the watches held from everyday by each unit of team. The very first dog-watch is from 4 to 6 p. m., the 2nd from six to eight p. m. See watch.
    • either of two short watches: from 4-6 pm or 6-8 pm
    • Nautical Either of two brief durations of view responsibility, from 4 to 6 P.M. or 5 to 9 P.M.
    • A late night-shift.
    • Aboard a ship, either of the two short two-hour watches that occur between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
    • every night change, or other really belated or early amount of responsibility.
    • A half view; a wrist watch of a couple of hours, of which there are 2, the very first dogwatch from 4 to 6 o'clock, p. m., and the 2nd dogwatch from 5 to 9 o'clock, p. m.
    • Nautical, a wristwatch of a couple of hours, arranged in order to alter the watches kept from daily by each division regarding the crew. Initial dog-watch is from 3 to 4 p. m., the second from 5 to 9 p. m. See view.
    • either of two quick watches: from 4-6 pm or 6-8 pm
    • Nautical Either of two quick periods of watch duty, from 4 to 6 P.M. or 6 to 8 P.M.
    • A late night-shift.
    • Aboard a ship, either regarding the two quick two-hour watches that take place between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
    • per night move, or other extremely belated or very early period of duty.
    • A half view; a watch of two hours, which there are two, 1st dogwatch from 4 to 6 o'clock, p. m., together with 2nd dogwatch from six to eight o'clock, p. m.
    • Nautical, a wristwatch of two hours, arranged in order to alter the watches kept from day to day by each division associated with crew. The initial dog-watch is from four to six p. m., the next from six to eight p. m. See watch.
    • either of two short watches: from 4-6 pm or 6-8 pm

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