Definition of Night-robe
1. Noun. Lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women.
Generic synonyms: Intimate Apparel, Lingerie, Nightclothes, Nightwear, Sleepwear
Terms within: Nightcap
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Literary usage of Night-robe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health (1887)
"When I stand erect, my night robe touches the floor. ... If your artist should engrave my picture in my night robe, you could show the readers of the ..."
2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1909)
"Best sunbonnet 2d best sunbonnet 2d best night robe Best dress for lady. ... Best night robe. Best skirt 2d best skirt Best corset cover 2d best corset ..."
3. The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans by Handley Carr Glyn Moule (1891)
"The habit resulting from these "deeds" is here figured as a night-robe, which is to be put oft'as the sleeper rises to conflict. (So Meyer. ..."
4. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1898)
"Mrst a thorough, warm bath is given, in a tub if sible, after which a proper drying with sterile els is effected, a clean night robe put on, ..."
5. "Broke," the Man Without the Dime by Edwin A. Brown (1913)
"The perceptibly diseased man was given a specially marked night-robe and sent to an isolation ward, where he received free medical treatment. ..."
6. Works by George John Whyte-Melville (1899)
"The latter was neither reading nor pensive, and so far from lying reclined in a loose night-robe, was standing upright, with one foot on the fender, ..."