port watch

noun

Definition of port watch

: the half of a ship's company that alternates with the starboard watch in working the ship in successive daily duty periods

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“Port watch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/port%20watch. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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