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graveyard shift

graveyard shift

noun

: a scheduled period of work that begins late at night and ends in the morning

Full Definition of GRAVEYARD SHIFT

:  a work shift beginning late at night (as 11 o'clock); also :  the workers on such a shift

First Known Use of GRAVEYARD SHIFT

1908

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