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Dog-watch

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A corruption of dodgewatch: two short watches, one from four to six, and the other from six to eight in the evening, introduced to dodge the routine, or prevent the same men always keeping watch at the same time. (See Watch.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Dog-grass (triticum repens)
Dog-head (in machinery)
Dog-headed Tribes
Dog-Latin
Dog-leech (A)
Dog-rose
Dog-sick
Dog-sleep (A)
Dog-star
Dog-vane (A)
Dog-watch
Dog-whipper (A)
Dog-whipping Day
Dogs (a military term)
Dogs
Dogs
Dogs (Green)
Dogs-ears
Dogs-meat
Dog’s-nose
Dogged

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