nightclothes

plural noun
night·​clothes | \ ˈnīt-ˌklō(t͟h)z How to pronounce nightclothes (audio) \

Definition of nightclothes

: garments for wear in bed

First Known Use of nightclothes

1567, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nightclothes was in 1567

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“Nightclothes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nightclothes. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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nightclothes

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English Language Learners Definition of nightclothes

old-fashioned : clothes that people wear in bed

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