Definition of dogwatch in English:
Either of two short watches on a ship (4-6 or 6-8 p.m.).
- 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 dogwatchfobwatch • stopwatch
Definition of dogwatch in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan