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nightdress

[nahyt-dres] /ˈnaɪtˌdrɛs/
noun
2.
a nightgown.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; night + dress
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Examples from the web for nightdress
  • Her body shook as with a chill and her hands trembled so that she had difficulty getting into her nightdress.
  • When the body was recovered her face was found to be covered with her nightdress.
  • She propped herself on one elbow to look at him and was a moony whiteness in her nightdress on the sheets.
  • So, hastily throwing a loose gown over her nightdress, she hurried to the door.
British Dictionary definitions for nightdress

nightdress

/ˈnaɪtˌdrɛs/
noun
1.
(Brit) a loose dress worn in bed by women Also called nightgown, nightie
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