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Watch night   /wɑtʃ naɪt/   Listen
Watch night

A devotional service (especially on New Year's Eve).

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"Watch night" Quotes from Famous Books

... the ice was fairly out of Gizhiginsk Gulf, so that vessels might be expected to enter, Major Abaza caused a number of Cossacks to be stationed at the mouth of the river, with orders to watch night and day for sails and warn us at once ...
— Tent Life in Siberia • George Kennan

... and openly that Sam almost believed it to be true. But the case was beginning to be too interesting to allow risks to be taken, so the detectives kept their long and tedious watch night and day. They had failed to see Cummings when he leaped from the car, for a team crossing the track had delayed the car long enough for him to get into the shadows on the other side of the street, so that the detectives little knew that the ...
— Jim Cummings • Frank Pinkerton

Words linked to "Watch night" :   religious service, divine service, service

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