nightshirt

[ nahyt-shurt ]
/ ˈnaɪtˌʃɜrt /

noun

a loose shirtlike garment reaching to the knees or lower, for wearing in bed.

Origin of nightshirt

First recorded in 1840–50; night + shirt
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nightshirt

/ (ˈnaɪtˌʃɜːt) /

noun

a loose knee-length or longer shirtlike garment worn in bed by men
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