Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A usually alcoholic drink taken just before bedtime.
  • n. Sports & Games The last event in a day's competition, especially the final game in a baseball double-header.
  • n. A cloth cap worn especially in bed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cap worn in bed to protect the head, or in undress.
  • n. An alcoholic beverage drunk at bedtime.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A covering for the head intended to be worn in bed.
  • n. A potation of spirit or wine taken before going to bed.
  • n. A cap drawn over a criminal's face when he is hanged. Sometimes horse-nightcap.
  • n. A bully; a night-brawler.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime; often alcoholic
  • n. the final game of a double header
  • n. a cloth cap worn in bed

Etymologies

night +‎ cap (Wiktionary)

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  • Thanks for the lesson in redundancy, Weirdnet

    April 22, 2008