Definition of Dogwatches

1. Noun. (plural of dogwatch) ¹



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Definition of Dogwatches

1. dogwatch [n] - See also: dogwatch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dogwatches

dogtooth
dogtooth violet
dogtown
dogtowns
dogtrot
dogtrots
dogtrotted
dogtrotting
dogvane
dogvanes
dogwalker
dogwalkers
dogwash
dogwashes
dogwatch
dogwatches (current term)
dogwhip
dogwhips
dogwise
dogwood
dogwood family
dogwood tree
dogwoods
dogy
doh
dohickey
dohickeys
dohs
dohyo
dohyo-iri

Literary usage of Dogwatches

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1. School Composition: For Use in Higher Grammar Classes by William Henry Maxwell, Emma Louisa Johnston (1902)
"An explanation of the " dogwatches" may, perhaps, be necessary to one who has ... As the dogwatches come during twilight, after the day's work is done, ..."

2. A New Astronomy by David Peck Todd (1906)
"The dogwatches differ in length from the regular watches, so that during ... Each watch, except the dogwatches, therefore, continues through eight bells. ..."

3. The Progressive Composition Lessons by Ida M. Brautigam, Charles Harper, Cecil A. Kidd (1914)
"ORIGINAL COMPOSITION A System dogwatches The crew are divided into two ... An explanation of the "dogwatches" may, perhaps, be necessary to one who has ..."

4. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (1913)
"dogwatches are two short watches of two hours each between four and eight in the evening, not in the morning, as Stevenson says. ..."

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