lobster shift

noun

: a work shift (as on a newspaper) that covers the late evening and early morning hours

called also lobster trick

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lobster shift was circa 1933

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Cite this Entry

“Lobster shift.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lobster%20shift. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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