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graveyard shift

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A work shift that runs during the early morning hours, as from midnight to 8 A.M.
  • n. The workers on such a shift.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A night shift in a factory or other place of work, especially one from midnight to 8 AM on a three-shift schedule.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
  • n. workers who work during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)

Etymologies

By association of the spooky, cold and silent properties of both the night and graveyards. (Wiktionary)

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