- From noct- (night), ambul- (walk) and -ist (person who). (Wiktionary)
“An exhausted proprietor at the head of his waiters, crazed with sleepiness, eventually succeeds in driving these noctambulist apostles into the streets.”
“There are episodes in his life that recall the career of another man of genius, Gerard de Nerval, poet, noctambulist, suicide.”
“Thompson christened a prestidigious noctambulist-has literally stormed over it.”
“The reader, if he has ever plied the fascinating trade of the noctambulist, will not be unaware that, in the neighbourhood of the great railway centres, certain early taverns inaugurate the business of the day.”
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