Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A jacket for wear while smoking.
“ROSMER, wearing a smoking-jacket, is sitting at the writing-table on a high-backed chair.”
“Pyetushkov came out of the back room in a parti-coloured smoking-jacket with tucked-up sleeves, and a strainer in his hand.”
“I found myself feeling a lot like Hugh Hefner, especially when wearing my dark satin smoking-jacket and surrounded by a bevy of buxoum beauties in bikinis and occasionally out of them.”
“He was dapper in a mauve smoking-jacket and matching slacks.”
“The old gentleman in the smoking-jacket addressed me.”
“The taller, whom I took to be one of the hotel guests, was wearing a smoking-jacket and black and grey plaid trousers; the other had on a winged collar and a black frock coat.”
“When he stood up to greet us his huge hands poked out of a bright red silk smoking-jacket with gold-braid frogging.”
“Almost before he could collect his thoughts, he heard steps approaching his room, and, rising, hastily exchanged the smoking-jacket in which he had slept for a coat.”
“He became a whirlwind -- slamming the book upon the table, kicking off the slippers, throwing the smoking-jacket at random, and rushing to the closet for his gear.”
“There was a book in the picture, also; and a pair of slippers; and a smoking-jacket; and an armchair.”
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