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lobster shift

lobster shift

noun

Definition of LOBSTER SHIFT

:  a work shift (as on a newspaper) that covers the late evening and early morning hours —called also lobster trick

First Known Use of LOBSTER SHIFT

circa 1933

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, redaction, referee

Rhymes with LOBSTER SHIFT

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