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watch
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 14
1. An allotted portion of time, usually four hour for standing watch, or being on deck ready for duty. Cf. Dogwatch.
2. That part, usually one half, of the officers and crew, who together attend to the working of a vessel for an allotted time, usually four hours. The watches are designated as the port watch, and the starboard watch.
Part of Speech: verb
6. To be awake; to be or continue without sleep; to wake; to keep vigil.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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