night-watch


night-watch
night-watch (n.) "guard kept during the night," late O.E.; see NIGHT (Cf. night) + WATCH (Cf. watch) (n.).

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  • Night Watch — (engl. für „Nachtwache“) bezeichnet: Night Watch (1973), britischer Spielfilm mit Elizabeth Taylor, siehe Die Nacht der tausend Augen Night Watch, Romanserie von Sergei Lukjanenko, siehe Wächter Romane Night Watch (2004), russischer Spielfilm,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Night watch — Night Night (n[imac]t), n. [OE. night, niht, AS. neaht, niht; akin to D. nacht, OS. & OHG. naht, G. nacht, Icel. n[=o]tt, Sw. natt, Dan. nat, Goth. nahts, Lith. naktis, Russ. noche, W. nos, Ir. nochd, L. nox, noctis, Gr. ny x, nykto s, Skr. nakta …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • night-watch — nightˈ watch noun 1. A watch or guard at night 2. A person who is on guard at night 3. The time of watch at night • • • Main Entry: ↑night …   Useful english dictionary

  • night watch — night′ watch n. 1) a watch or guard kept during the night 2) a person or the persons keeping such a watch 3) Usu., night watches. the periods into which the night was divided in ancient times • Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

  • night watch — n. 1. a watching or guarding during the night 2. the person or persons doing such guarding 3. the time of their guarding 4. any of the periods into which the night was formerly divided for such guarding usually used in pl …   English World dictionary

  • night watch — night ,watch noun count the time when a guard stays awake during the night in order to protect a place from attack or danger …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Night Watch — A Night Watch is a lookout, guard or patrol at night, in a nautical, military or police context; see Watchman (law enforcement). Night Watch or Nightwatch as a proper name may refer to: Contents 1 Art 2 Music …   Wikipedia

  • Night Watch — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Article connexe : Le Veilleur de nuit. Night Watch est un terme anglais qui peut être traduit par « veilleur de nuit » ou « veille de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • night watch — noun a watch during the night (as from midnight to 8 a.m.) • Syn: ↑graveyard watch, ↑middle watch, ↑midwatch • Hypernyms: ↑watch * * * night watching. 1. a watch or guard kept during the night. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • night watch — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms night watch : singular night watch plural night watches the time when a guard stays awake during the night in order to protect a place from attack or danger …   English dictionary


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