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- n. Same as dressing-jacket.
“As the girl, in her dressing-sack which she had taken out of her bag, combed out her hair, the sharp, black eyes of her fellow-passenger spied something.”
“Then the girl had to hurry out on the street in her petticoat and little light dressing-sack that she wore for work, for they gave her no time to change.”
“Her lace nightgown and pale-blue silk dressing-sack fell away from a round white arm that did not look as if it belonged to a very old lady.”
“She wore a little pink flannel dressing-sack with full sleeves, and her hair, carelessly twisted into great piles, was in a beautiful disarray, curling about her cheeks and ears.”
“Turning any corner, a dressing-sack or a _cul-de-sac_ may bring you up short.”
“Mother McGinnis stood there with white eyes -- they were white, I say -- and a yellow face, holding together at her throat with one hand a dingy pink flannel dressing-sack.”
“The door opened, and a woman appeared, young, rather pale, with pretty blond hair, somewhat disheveled, and dressed in a black skirt, with a white dressing-sack thrown over her shoulders.”
“She was in the summer afternoon condition which the ladies call "dressing-sack," and after an inspection at the glass, which seemed unsatisfactory, she walked across the hall to her daughter's room.”
“They took off the dressing-sack; the toilet was complete.”
“a dressing-sack and putting it on as she went, -- she appeared before him, blushing and shamefaced.”
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