night-capped

nightcap

[nahyt-kap]
noun
1.
Informal. an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime or at the end of a festive evening.
2.
a cap for the head, intended primarily to be worn in bed.
3.
Sports Informal. the last event of the program for the day, especially the second game of a doubleheader in baseball or the last race of the day in horse racing.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see night, cap1

nightcapped, adjective
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nightcap (ˈnaɪtˌkæp)
 
n
1.  a bedtime drink, esp an alcoholic or hot one
2.  a soft cap formerly worn in bed

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nightcap
late 14c., "covering for the head, worn in bed," from night + cap. In the alcoholic sense, it is attested from 1818. Amer.Eng. sense of "final event in a sporting contest" (especially the second game of a baseball double-header) is from 1939.
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