oh dark hundred

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Some unspecified hour in the early morning.

Etymology:

  • From military time, in which hours before 10:00 am are prefixed with a zero, read as "oh", and 00 minutes is read as "hundred", as in oh five-hundred for 5:00 am.
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I had to get up at oh dark hundred to catch a plane.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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