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dogwatch Syllabification: dog·watch
Pronunciation: /ˈdôɡˌwäCH/
/ˈdôɡˌwôCH/

Definition of dogwatch in English:

noun

Either of two short watches on a ship (4-6 or 6-8 p.m.).
Example sentences
  • The latter half of the first dog watch found Hornblower next to McMasters, officer of the first dogwatch.
  • The dogwatches last only two hours each so the same sailors aren't always on duty at the same time each afternoon.
  • The forenoon of each day was taken up cleaning and servicing the aircraft, but in the afternoon and during the dogwatches different sports contests were arranged.

Words that rhyme with dogwatch

fobwatch • stopwatch

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