Definitions

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  • adj. Dressed in a nightshirt.

Etymologies

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nightshirt +‎ -ed

Examples

  • Richard Outcault, a newspaper illustrator who began his career illustrating science articles in Joseph Pulitzer's New York World, created the yellow-nightshirted imp who in 1895 would become the popular comic strip character the Yellow Kid.

    A Century of Cartoons

  • Stuart had turned himself upside down and was quite invisible except for his little nightshirted bottom sticking out of the covers where his head ought to have been; Fee found his head touching his knees, and as usual marveled that he had not suffocated.

    The Thorn Birds

  • He leaped from the bed, with his rifle out in front of him - white-nightshirted and unexpected - sudden enough to scare the wits out of anything that had them.

    Rung Ho

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