from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mark worn on the right or the left arm of a man in the naval service according as he is stationed in the star board or the port watch.


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  • Let me start by saying that the weather has been beautiful and I have taken every opportunity to get out in the sun; subsequently I am turning a great shade of brown, although I do have a killer watch-mark and tan-lines on my arms to be proud of.

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