A period of time aboard vessels in which a person must stand as a lookout, or be in command of the ship, usually in 4-hour shifts.
I am on watch from 8am - 12pm, and from 8pm - 12am.
Verb: To go back to bed or to take a nap. A term originating aboard sailing ships where beds are sometimes referred to as "racks".
I had to stand two watches last night so I am going to rerack for a while before my next watch
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