middle watch

middle watch
noun
a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a.m.)
Hypernyms: ↑watch

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  • Middle watch — Middle Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • middle watch — Naut. the watch from midnight until 4 A.M. Also called graveyard watch, midwatch. [1605 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • middle watch — mid′dle watch′ n. Naut. naut. the watch from midnight until 4 a . m …   From formal English to slang

  • middle watch — /mɪdl ˈwɒtʃ/ (say midl woch) noun Nautical the watch from midnight to 4 a.m …   Australian-English dictionary

  • The Middle Watch — Middle watch or The Middle Watch may refer to: The middle watch (or midwatch), one of the regular periods of work duty under a watch system; see Watch system#Traditional system The Middle Watch (play), a play by Ian Hay The Middle Watch (1930… …   Wikipedia

  • middle watch — noun the period from midnight to 4 a.m. on board a ship …   English new terms dictionary

  • Middle — Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the middle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Middle Ages — Middle Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Middle class — Middle Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Middle distance — Middle Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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