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[nahyt-klohz, -klohth z]
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plural noun
  1. garments for wearing in bed, as pajamas or nightgowns.
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Origin of nightclothes

First recorded in 1595–1605; night + clothes
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Related Words for nightclothes

underwear, unmentionables, nightwear, underclothing, underclothes, nightclothes, undies, underthings

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British Dictionary definitions for nightclothes


pl n
  1. clothes worn in bed
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