Definitions for "Nigh"
Keywords:  distant, kindred, drew, near, we're
Not distant or remote in place or time; near.
Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate.
In a situation near in place or time, or in the course of events; near.
Keywords:  dead
Almost; nearly; as, he was nigh dead.
t float system A rotation where residents only work during the nights (eg, 10pm-8am), with minimal or no day-time duties.