Definitions

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  • n. A bedgown for a lady.

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Examples

  • The bride wore a white damask petticoat worked with pink roses, her pink satin shortgown was looped up with garlands of them, and she wore a wreath of roses on her head.

    The Pot of Gold And Other Stories

  • A minute after, the door slowly opened its upper half, and Karen's wrinkled face and white cap and red shortgown were before them.

    The Hills of the Shatemuc

  • Karen's wrinkled face and white cap and red shortgown were before them.

    Hills of the Shatemuc

  • On her head she had a tawdry brownish black bonnet, that had not improved from two three years 'tholing of sun and wind; a thin rag of a grey duffle mantle was thrown over her shoulders, below which was a checked shortgown of gingham stripe, and a green glazed manco petticoat.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

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