from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

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


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

night +‎ cap



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  • Thanks for the lesson in redundancy, Weirdnet

    April 22, 2008