watching (n.)
wakefulness, sleeplessness, vigilance
MA II.i.344[Leonato to Don Pedro] I am for you, though it cost me ten nights' watchings
Mac V.i.10[Doctor to Gentlewoman, of Lady Macbeth] A great perturbation in nature, to receive at once the benefit of sleep and do the effects of watching
Oth III.iii.282[Desdemona to Othello, of his headache] that's with watching
R2 II.i.78[John of Gaunt to King Richard] Watching breeds leanness
RJ IV.iv.8[Nurse to Capulet] you'll be sick tomorrow / For this night's watching

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