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dormeuse

[French dawr-mœz]
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noun
  1. mobcap.
  2. Obsolete. a nightcap.
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Origin of dormeuse

1725–35; < French; feminine of dormeur sleeper; see dormant, -euse
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Historical Examples

  • Touching her resolutely but tenderly, he placed her on the dormeuse beside him.

    The Patriot

    Antonio Fogazzaro

  • She made him sit down on the dormeuse at the foot of their bed.

    The Patriot

    Antonio Fogazzaro