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Night-watch



noun
1.
a watch or guard kept during the night.
2.
a person or the persons keeping such a watch.
3.
Usually, night watches. the periods or divisions into which the night was divided in ancient times.
noun
1.
a painting (1642) by Rembrandt.
noun
1.
a watch or guard kept at night, esp for security
2.
the period of time the watch is kept
3.
a person who keeps such a watch; night watchman
n.

“guard kept during the night,” late Old English; see night + watch (n.).

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