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Definition of "night-work" []

  • Work done at night. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "night-work" in a sentence
  • "Self-taught astronomical- and surveying-instrument-maker, Rittenhouse built an observatory in Philadelphia and his night-work soon became known in Europe."
  • "A jovial fellow was this partner — a capital convivial member of the Jolly Britons, where he used to sit very late, so as to be in readiness for any night-work that might come in."
  • "With such talk, mostly in a cheerful tone on the part of the industrious little creature, the day-work and the night-work were beguiled until enough of smart dolls had gone forth to bring into the kitchen, where the working-bench now stood, the sombre stuff that the occasion required, and to bring into the house the other sombre preparations."