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Related to graveyard: graveyard shift, Graveyard Drink

graveyard shift

A work shift that occurs late at night. I'm a morning person, so I could never work the graveyard shift like you do.
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graveyard

A place where broken-down, old, unusable objects are kept. Likened to an actual graveyard (a cemetery). I like checking out all the cool old steam engines at the train graveyard.

graveyard shift

n. the night shift of work in a factory, usually starting at about midnight. (see also swing shift.) The pay is pretty good on the graveyard shift.
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Once inside the graveyard, the men have a difficult time locating the exact placement of their families' graves: "Each family had a little plot, and everybody knowed where that little plot was.
The private television channels unearthed the illegal confiscation of Miani Sahib Graveyard land.
A meeting of notables of the area was held under the chairmanship of Malik Naeem in which it was said that neither the graveyard committee was informed nor any permission was taken from it for illegal construction on the graveyard's land.
Richard, who runs the Launds Inn Museum, at Rochdale Road, Golcar, said: "I didn't hesitate to take the graveyard on as I had seen it decline over recent years and it would only be a matter of time before the graveyard would be lost forever.
Pannu added that on May 29 Amin's men even roughed him up and threatened him of dire consequences when he went to the graveyard to visit his father's grave.
The GDN reported in November that Manama residents were planning to form a human chain in front of bulldozers, after hearing work on a project was set to begin soon at the graveyard.
The chief minister even wants the graveyard project to be expanded to his hometown of Dera Ghazi Khan and budget was also allocated in the Annual Development Programme but nobody is considering the fact that the staff hasn't been paid since April, he concluded.
For the facilitation of visitors to the graveyards, the DMC-South had established welcome camps, which would distribute water and drinks among the visitors at the Mewa Shah road, Bakra Peeri Lyari, Badshahi Road and others.
'This is the oldest graveyard in Rawalpindi,' said Zahid Ahmed, the caretaker of the 162-year-old cemetery which was once part of the old Central Jail in the garrison city.
KARACHI -- Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar on Wednesday laid foundation stone of Shah Abdul Lateef Bhittai model graveyard in Sector 16-A, Surjani Town near the Northern Bypass.
KARACHI -- Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar laid foundation stone of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai model graveyard in sector 16-A, Surjani Town near Northern Bypass on Wednesday.
Zhob -- The decade old graveyard of the Christian community located with the limits of Municipal Committee is hit by drainage and rainwater since long.
LAHORE -- Following the orders of Lahore High Court, the district administration's operation against encroachments in Lahore's Miani Sahib Graveyard has entered day four.
MIANWALI:Due to the alleged negligenceof the municipal committee (MC), the city's oldest graveyard has turned into a garbage dump.