dormeuse

[ French dawr-mœz ]
/ French dɔrˈmœz /

noun

Obsolete. a nightcap.

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Origin of dormeuse

1725–35; <French; feminine of dormeur sleeper; see dormant, -euse
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Example sentences from the Web for dormeuse

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

    The Patriot|Antonio Fogazzaro
  • Touching her resolutely but tenderly, he placed her on the dormeuse beside him.

    The Patriot|Antonio Fogazzaro