[French dawr-mœz]


Obsolete. a nightcap.

Origin of dormeuse

1725–35; < French; feminine of dormeur sleeper; see dormant, -euse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dormeuse

Historical Examples of dormeuse

  • 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