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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.
See also: graveyard, shift
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According to an eyewitness, Israeli soldiers were seen takingphotographs of the graveyard only a day before.
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.
KARACHI -- City Mayor Wasim Akhtar said on Saturday that monitoring committees had been formed at the district level to monitor the affairs of graveyards and ensure their better maintenance.
An official form Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation (IMC) informed that the chairman of CDA had directed to provide temporary burial facility to the residents of UC-44 to 48 in H-11/3 graveyard.
The senior official said the Punjab government had yet to respond to a letter of the Rawalpindi and Chaklala cantonment boards seeking land in Rakh Dhamial graveyard.
The statement comes after the Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, proposing that the Humayun's Tomb in Delhi be removed from the 'national heritage list', demolished and turned into a graveyard for the Muslims.
It is also a reminder of the incipient dangers of sympathetic identification with the dead and how the religiously-orthodox foundations of graveyard poetry can be eroded by aesthetic and sentimental pleasures.
Mr Prewett-King, 58, said: "The goats won't eat any grass that's been contaminated with fertiliser so the overgrowth and brambles in the graveyard, because they are natural and organic, are perfect for the goats and they just go mad for it.
Muslim graveyards in Delhi begins at Rs 5,000 and can go up to Rs 15,000, depending upon availability.
Speaking from her home in Spain, Mrs Johnson-Perry said the graveyard had seen suspicious activity in recent weeks.
Councillors say only 23 graveyards have been listed by the Jaffari Waqf (Endowments) Directorate, which has led to people taking land for house extensions or illegally claiming property by sealing off what was left unfenced.
Summary: The Executive Committee of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council approved the guidebook for developing and organising graveyards in the emirate at its meeting on Wednesday.
New collective graveyard found south Karbala KARBALA/ Aswat al-Iraq: First governor deputy disclosed here that a new collective graveyard was found south of the city, containing more than 150 bodies.
A specialist committee commissioned by our office recently visited the graveyard in Hindawiya after receiving several complaints from citizens that it had been turned into a garbage dump and that there was a pool of sewage there," he said, adding that the committee's findings have vindicated some of the complaints.
AN ART exhibition aims to raise the profile of a derelict and vandalised Valleys graveyard.