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Definition of "night-shift" []

  • See shift, n., 6. (noun)
  • A shift or shirt used to sleep in: so called in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "night-shift" in a sentence
  • "At one point, the company was so overwhelmed with shipping orders that Mr. Croak sent out a plea for night-shift workers on Facebook."
  • "Before me, one mature able-bodied labourer had done the day shift and another equally mature able-bodied labourer had done the night-shift."
  • "William Petersen originally played night-shift entomologist Gil Grissom."