graveyard watch


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Noun1.graveyard watch - a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a.m.)graveyard watch - a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a.m.)
watch - a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
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I was working patrol, graveyard watch. The call was "Unknown disturbance, possible stabbing." The only telephone was in the housing office.
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Police officers at the graveyard watched over people who came and barred reporters from talking to the mourners outside it.