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Nightdress   Listen
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Nightdress  n.  A nightgown.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Nightdress" Quotes from Famous Books



... and have slept at the hotel of the Chancellerie; but he did nothing of the sort, since after a long conversation with the Empress, he returned to his room, undressed, perfumed himself with cologne, and wearing only a nightdress returned ...
— The Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete • Constant

... Stephen!' she broke forth rather irritably, 'how do you manage to tear your nightdress all to flinders this way? Look here, sir, what trouble you do give to poor servants that have to darn and mend ...
— Ghost Stories of an Antiquary • Montague Rhodes James

... and come down on a rug of woven rags almost as soft as Persian pile. Her nightdress fell about her in a train; it was Betty's, and she looked like a slim ...
— A Little Girl in Old Boston • Amanda Millie Douglas

... her mind be disturbed with the hurt feeling she had been unable to put away since John had gone out without letting her explain about the morning's baking. She allowed herself no angry or resentful thought for the prolonged and cruel reproach. Dry-eyed, she sat by the open window in her nightdress, making buttonholes in a tiny slip as she waited. She heard him deposit the basket of cobs beside the kitchen stove, which he never forgot to bring in at night, and by the rattle of the dipper which followed and the chug, chug, chug of the pump knew that he was filling the reservoir. ...
— The Wind Before the Dawn • Dell H. Munger

... resting her arms against the window ledge, and he threw himself at her knees, which he kissed madly, through the nightdress. She said nothing, but buried her delicate fingers caressingly in his hair, and suddenly, as if she had formed some great resolution, she whispered with her daring look: "I shall come back, wait for me." And stretching out her hand, she pointed with her finger to an indistinct white spot at ...
— The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume II (of 8) • Guy de Maupassant



Words linked to "Nightdress" :   nightie, nightclothes, gown, night-robe, nightwear, intimate apparel, nightgown, nightcap



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