Signora Varsini was in the latter, dressed in a peignoir, and sitting in an arm-chair, supported by cushions.
Ma'ame Plagie had been sitting beside the bed in her peignoir and slippers.
Madame Leonie then extended her shapely bare arm out of her peignoir, pointing dramatically at the divan.
Then she scrambled into some clothes and a peignoir, and went straight to his bedside.
In response to his confusing summons, she stumbled to her peignoir and slipped it on.
Had I a palette I could match the blue of the peignoir with the faint grey sky.
Each time he saw a woman in her peignoir or kimono he felt as though he had committed a sacrilege.
Perhaps the most striking portion of the scenery was Helen's peignoir.
So I had to put on her peignoir, and tidy her up, and arrange her hair just as I have done.
She started to dress again, and got as far advanced as to remove her peignoir.
"lady's loose robe," 1835, from French peignoir, from Middle French peignouoir "garment worn over the shoulders while combing the hair" (16c.), from peigner "to comb the hair," from Latin pectinare, from pecten (genitive pectinis) "a comb," related to pectere "to comb" (see fight (v.)). A gown put on while coming from the bath; misapplied in English to a woman's morning gown.