One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The period from 4 to 8 a.m. on board a ship.
- ‘Kennedy held the morning watch, relieving the other officers from his fidgeting and worry.’
- ‘In a prelude to life at sea, the dragon boat team learnt the meaning of the ‘morning watch’ when it rose at 4am on March 7 to prepare to compete in the championships.’
- ‘Hornblower wakened at the last ding of the fifth bell in in the morning watch.’
- ‘He had gone to bed early, as he was taking first morning watch and the others sat up, gazing at the fire.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.