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noun as in dress in which to sleep

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Orthodox women who escaped the collapse or were evacuated from their homes were in their nightgowns and not wearing their wigs or headscarves — they do not show their hair in public — so even these intimate needs have been met by donations.

Well, besides tear a strap off her nightgown and bend her over the kitchen island.

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In her floral nightgown, she typed out a new sleep observation form for Damion’s Place, an employee log, an updated menu.

Marni Kotak sits on a gold-painted twin bed, wearing a gold satin nightgown, with matching bedsheets covering her legs.

“It changed everything that night,” she says, wearing only a nightgown and untying her hair.

They knew, or had reason to assume, that the body was moved to the guest bed and reclothed in the nightgown.

My eyes were woozy as I woke up, and I saw these spindly, veiny legs in slippers and a nightgown.

They wouldn't let me dress so I just put a coat over my nightgown as it was raining.

The youngster was in his long white nightgown, that kept tripping him up as Madame Ratignolle led him along by the hand.

He was accompanied by innumerable others, who pulled me out of bed and carried me to an unknown land in my nightgown.

Over his green doublet he wore a sad-coloured nightgown, out of the pocket of which peeped his hunting-horn.

"I wants a nightgown, and I wants to say my p'ayers," she persisted.

What are you doing out in that tree, and why are you in your nightgown?


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nightgown, such as: lingerie, pajamas, negligee, nightdress, nightie, and nightshirt.

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