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watch

noun advertency, alertness, attention, charge, concern, custody, guard, heed, inspection, lookout, observation, oversight, precaution, regard, safekeeping, sentinel, sentry, shift, spell of work, supervision, surveillance, view, vigil, vigilance, ward, watchfulness

watch

verb attend, be a spectator, be careful, be cauuious of, be closely observant, be on guard, be on the alert, be on the lookout, behold, contemplate, espy, eye, gaze at, guard, heed, inspect, keep under observation, look after, look at, mark, mind, monitor, not lose sight of, note, notice, observe, oversee, pay attention to, peer, perceive, police, preserve, regard, safeguard, scan, scrutinize, stare at, survey, take care, take care of, tend, view, witness
See also: care, charge, check, concern, custody, examine, harbor, heed, monitor, note, notice, observation, observe, oversee, patrol, peruse, police, precaution, preserve, regard, safekeeping, scrutinize, spy, superintend, supervision, surveillance, survey, ward, witness

WATCH, police. To watch is, properly speaking, to stand sentry and attend guard during the night time: certain officers called watchmen are appointed in most of the United States, whose duty it is to arrest all persons who are violating the law, or breaking the peace. (q.v.) Vide 1 Bl. Com. 356; 1 Chit. Cr. Law, 14, 20.

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I beg your pardon; I must have misread your watch in setting my own by it.
He shut the case with a sharp snap and put the watch in his pocket.
He is buried, and his watch with him--I saw to that.
Like the first, he came off his watch and was not seen again.
Hardly know how to set a watch, since no one fit to go on.
Had single watch tonight, as crew too tired to double.
Retired worn out, slept soundly, awakened by mate telling me that both man of watch and steersman missing.
Tells me he heard cry and ran, but no sign of man on watch.
On the watch last night I saw It, like a man, tall and thin, and ghastly pale.
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Both Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic feature a 420mAh battery which Huawei claims will last for two full days.
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