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, in the meaning defined above

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“Lobster shift.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lobster%20shift. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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