Meaning of watchless

watch•less

Pronunciation: (woch'lis), [key]
— adj.
  1. not watchful or alert; lacking in vigilance: an irresponsible and watchless sentry.
  2. having no watch; without guards or sentries: We welcomed the watchless nights of peacetime.
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