Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Watching in the night.

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Examples

  • We went through a bad night-waking phase with our fifteen month old recently.

    The Grabbing Hands, Grab All They Can | Her Bad Mother

  • Whatever the reasons, he got into the habit of “night-waking.”

    Devotional Stories for Mothers

  • I will add that pre-teething (before the red cheeks, and snot & drool, and whining, etc) was a time that was particularly bad for night-waking for my three.

    Hush | Her Bad Mother

  • Whatever the reasons, he got into the habit of “night-waking.”

    Devotional Stories for Mothers

  • So I get a lot of questions from moms who want to know how I handled weaning, or night-waking, or toilet training.

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  • Funny how the bedtime battles and night-waking seem to correspond - we, too, found that there was less night-waking when we cut out the bedtime negotiations: instead of trying to win Bub's consent at bedtime, I just went through a routine, the same every night, and then left the room.

    No! Sleep! Till Bedtime!

  • I will add that pre-teething before the red cheeks, and snot & drool, and whining, etc was a time that was particularly bad for night-waking for my three.

    Hush

  • [1972] Many men (saith he) come to this malady by continual [1973] study, and night-waking, and of all other men, scholars are most subject to it: and such Rhasis adds, [1974] that have commonly the finest wits.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Debra found a totally different way of getting more sleep when she became exhausted from frequent night-waking.

    Mothering Twins

  • But if babies are still night-waking by the time they grow to be five or six months old, they may need some coaching to change their habits.

    Mothering Twins

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