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

  • n. A loose garment worn in bed by women and girls. Also called nightdress.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A garment mainly worn by women for sleeping in.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A loose gown used for undress; also, a gown used for a sleeping garment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A loose gown worn in one's chamber, at night or in the daytime; a dressing-gown; a robe de chambre; a negligée gown or house-dress, for either men or women.
  • n. A night-dress for women, high in the neck, with long sleeves, and covering the whole person.
  • n. A night-dress for men.

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

  • n. lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women

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